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Open Monday to Saturdayclosed: 11/12/22 to 01/31/23
Valldemossa, Mallorca
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Open Monday to Saturdayclosed: 11/12/22 to 01/31/23
Valldemossa, Mallorca
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Guasp Printing

The collection of 1590 woodblocks for printing were declared an ICI (Item of Cultural Interest) in 2007 by the Council of Majorca and one of the richest and best preserved collections in Europe. They are considered a literary treasure due to their wide range of topics (religious, geographical, historical, astrological, heraldry, etc. ) and different typesets as well. And thanks to the prolonged period of time in which the printing press was in use, a wide timeframe is also well-represented.

It is a print of the game of the goose made in the 16th century from a wooden plank worked with a gouge or burin to make the drawing and later impregnated with ink. There are several versions in terms of to the origin of…

This primitive press from the Guasp printing house is one of the best preserved from the 17th century in Europe. The inscription “any 1622” (year 1622) can be seen on the crossbar that crowns the wood where the press is activated, the exact date of…