Books are an essential element of any Alessandra interior, and we are pleased to offer a selection of texts that are sure to educate and inspire.
The Book of Palms ✤ Von Martius ✤
Comprised of 240 chromolithographs of palm trees, this title presents a visual journal of Von Martius’s expeditions through Brazil and Peru between 1817 and 1820.
Cabinet of Curiosities ✤ Massimo Listri ✤
In this book, Listri elucidates on the art of collecting as portrayed by some of the world's most beautiful collections of curiosities. Prominent during the 16th and 17th centuries, cabinets of curiosities offered a glimpse into a world full of natural wonders and treasures.
The World's Most Beautiful Libraries ✤ Massimo Listri ✤
Known for capturing a profound stillness in all that he photographs, Massimo Listri captures the architectural and historical wonder of some of the oldest libraries around the world. Listri's original architectural photography is also available through Casa Branca. Email to inquire!
Cabinet of Natural Curiosities ✤ Albertus Seba ✤
A collection of Albertus Seba’s extraordinary illustrations of strange and exotic plants, snakes, corals, “double-headed monsters,” dragons, and much more.