Il Cartiglio Antiquarian Bookshop
The Libreria Antiquaria Il Cartiglio was founded in 1985 by Roberto Cena and Elsie Deferre, current co-owners of the business with his son Luca Cena. Over the years prestigious and thematic catalogues have been published. The Gallery participated and participated in the main Italian exhibitions of the sector and at the Turin antique biennials organized by Roberto Cena himself as President of the Piedmont Antiques Association. The bookshop is amazing, just only a visit tells us so much about the history, the views and the technical skills in the past. The Library is located in the center of Turin, under the magnificent arcades of the so-called “King’s Walk” in via Po, and is arranged over three exhibition floors. It offers valuable antique books and prints, manuscripts, Neapolitan guaches and watercolors, ancient geographical maps, historical documents, graphics by old masters and the best authors of the ‘900. For years he has collaborated with institutions and prestigious companies providing them with books and prints for corporate gifts. Roberto Cena carries out appraisals and evaluations with confidence and competence in collaboration with numerous professional firms. He is registered in the Roll of Experts and Experts of the Turin Chamber of Commerce and is the expert witness of the Turin Court.