The Galobart Books
We are a publishing house specialized in the production of limited editions of books. Our main objective is to create carefully crafted and meticulously designed editions of selected titles. These limited editions are characterized by exquisite craftsmanship, high quality materials and attention to detail.
We collaborate with artisans such as bookbinders, illustrators and typographers to create books that are works of art in themselves. The editions feature unique cover designs, hand-bound bindings, luxurious paper and illustrations that enhance the book's aesthetic appeal.
In addition, our facsimile editions include additional content to enrich the reading experience, such as introductions by renowned scholars, reflections by the author or historical context related to the work.
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300 Years Before Color - Black & Gold Edition
This stunning 900+ page artwork is a true testament to craftsmanship. Written and painted entirely by hand, was the most complete guide to painting and color of its time, 300 years before Pantone was invented.
The Mayan Dresden Codex
The Dresden Codex is one of the oldest and most complete pre-Columbian Maya manuscripts known. This 78-page book, written over 1000 years ago, will take you on an unparalleled journey through Mayan culture and religion.
Each edition comes in a handmade methacrylate case (each one numbered from 0001 to 1739).
The Tro-Cortesian Codex
The Tro-Cortesian Codex, Codex Tro-Cortesianus or Madrid Codex is a Maya codex.
It is considered the most important book in the Museum of America in Madrid, and one of the most outstanding pieces of the entire collection, although for conservation reasons and to minimize damage, what is exhibited to the public is a facsimile and the original remains stored in the vault of the museum. Is a pre-Columbian Mesoamerican manuscript that provides a visual and textual record of indigenous cultural practices and beliefs.
Masters Of Color
The “Atlas of the Munsell Color System” is a reference publication that provides a comprehensive visual representation of the Munsell color space. The Munsell color system, developed by Albert H. Munsell in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, is a color model that organizes colors based on three dimensions: hue, value (lightness), and chroma (color intensity).
The Chromatic Repertoire
In 1890, Charles Lacouture published one of the masterpieces in the history of the use of color.
“Répertoire chromatique : solution raisonnée et pratique des problèmes les plus usuels dans l’étude et l’emploi des couleurs : vingt-neuf tableaux en chromos, représentant 952 teintes différentes & définies groupées en plus de 600 gammes typiques”
*Charles Lacouture developed a unique system using the three primary colors (red, blue and yellow).The “Trilobe synoptique”or three-ear construction he created is a method of altering color tones by varying the thickness of the lines, without changing the actual inks used.
1540: A Space Odyssey
It was the year 1540 when Petrus Apianus, a German humanist noted for his impressive work in mathematics, cartography and astronomy, published and dedicated this masterful work to Emperor Charles I of Spain and V of Germany. His interest in these sciences prompted the sovereign to finance the mysterious manual and then become its patron and grant him titles in order to protect the opinions of an intellectual dangerously advanced for his time.
Ridley Scott and his masterpiece, Blade Runner, Alfred Hitchcock, Michelangelo Antonioni and Martin Scorsese are examples of some of the film directors to whom Hopper left a great mark that would later be reflected in their films.
The Japan Art Collection
The 53 Seasons of Tokaido and One Hundred Aspects of the Moon and the 36 views of Mount Fuji by Utagawa Hiroshige and Hokusai, the most renowned artists, engravers and painters of ukiyo-e, in a unique edition with two double books and 30 uniques art prints.
The Never Deciphered Story
The Voynich Manuscript, the most mysterious book in the world. It is known to date from the 15th century, is written in a language that no one has been able to decipher and contains a series of enigmatic images and illustrations.
Hand-bound in natural parchment.
The Virginia Housewife
The oldest American cookbook in the United States of America, with a spectacular binding, not only decorative but also practical, which also allows the book to be consulted in lectern format.