Codex Madrid, Leonardo Da Vinci, 1490

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Codex Madrid, Leonardo Da Vinci, 1490

249.99

Date: 1490-1499

Author: Leonardo Da Vinci

 

Language: Italian, Backwards

 

Leonardo Da Vinci's Codex Madrid, written in 1490, contains his own personal notes and inventions.  Volume one contents include mechanics, statics, and geometry.  Also a small section of fortification if included. The entire codex is written in Da Vinci’s own unique handwriting style, an Italian dialect, also backwards.

 

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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 4-6 weeks for notification of shipment.

 

 

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