Mores Italiae, 1557 Venice

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Mores Italiae, 1557 Venice

199.99

Date: 1577

Author: Unknown

 

Language: Italian

 

 

This amazing manuscript from 1557 written in Italian depicts the daily life of the upper class in Venice. 

 

 

Manuscript on paper of an album of 105 water-color drawings of Italian costumes and scenes of daily life (some with titles), including two maps of Venice.

 

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.

Note:

All of our facsimiles are made after the order is placed. Please allow 4-6 weeks for notification of shipment.

Leather Hardcover - $ 199.99

 

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