Codex Atlanticus, Da Vinci, 1478-1519

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Codex Atlanticus, Da Vinci, 1478-1519

299.99

 

Date: 1490-1499

Author: Leonardo Da Vinci

 

Language: Italian, Backwards

The Codex Atlanticus is a collection of drawings and writings by Leonardo Da Vinci.  In the collection are various subjects from flight and weapons to musical instruments, mathematics, and botany. The Codex contains 435 pages of pure genius. Most of the manuscript consists of drawings and diagrams.  In true Da Vinci style, the manuscript is written in a dialect of Italian, backwards.

 

Reproduction Details:

The hardcover books are made with two pieces of real wood on the inside. The leather is a 4 oz cowhide from a small supplier is New York state. The Glue we use to attach the leather to the wood is made at our facility and is a period correct wheat glue. Along the spine we use a modern perfect binding with modern glue to make the binding last longer that the older style. We also add three layers of mull cloth to the outside of the perfect binding , drying in between each layer, the mull cloth is a traditional way to make the binding stiff and strong.

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All of our facsimiles are made after the order is placed. Please allow 1-2 weeks for notification of shipment.

Only Avaliable in hardcover - 299.99

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