It is one of the most ancient florentine bookshop. It was set
up by Oreste Gozzini in 1850, initially in Piazza del Duomo
(Cathedral Square). In 1887 it had a branch in Rome, 44,
Sant'Ignazio street (via Sant'Ignazio). Thereafter, following
several relocations, in 1959 it finally resettled in via Ricasoli,
in front of the Gallery of the David of Michelangelo. The present
furnishing are those of 1959 and were realized at the time of
transfer in the actual premises. The bookshop occupies three
Bookfair "Libri Antichi e di Pregio a Milano".
The Libreria Gozzini has partecipated in the Bookfair "Libri Antichi e di Pregio" which was held in Milan at the Palazzo dei Tessuti on March 11-13, 2016.
Here the catalog of the books for the Bookfair.
Among the Gozzini Bookshop-goers and clients stand out personalities
who toke part in the life, the culture, and the history of
Italy, like Benedetto Croce, Luigi Einaudi, Giovanni Papini, and
pathway across art, history, and science
The Antiquarian Bookshop is free entrance. It consists of 23
rooms, some of which have vaulted celings, arranged on three
floors, surrounding a large garden. It hosts more than 150.000 volumes
of value (over 2 km of books), ranging from XVth century works, up
to XIXth century and contemporary literature. Going through the
rooms is like traveling through time. The bookshelves are crammed
with thousands of tomes, each with its multicoloured title printed
on the rib.
The great works, whether they be poems, romances, or artistic
books of the Italian as well as of foreign literature, can be found
next to treaties of Geography, Chemistry, manuals, essays,
Architecture, Music, Science, Poetry, or whatelse can attract the
attention of researchers, enquiring bibliophiles or just