Book Details: Marcus Tullius Cicero – Officiorum – Luca Antonio Giunta (Venice, 1540)

Restoration required:

– Photo documentation of the volume to assess its current condition.

– Analysis of pages

– Manual dusting of pages with soft-bristled brushes.

– Disbinding of the volume by careful removal of the binding thread.
– Repairing rips and mending the pages with Japanese paper (Vangerow 517) and Japanese vellum (Vangerow 502) with Tylose MH 300 P in 4% aqueous solution.

– Detachment of the endpapers with hydroalcoholic solution.

  • Rebinding with raised cord in pelle allumata fenduta
  • Creation of new backing in Japanese paper.
  • – Creation of new headbands in pelle allumata.

– Creating of new endpapers in struttura C.

– Cleaning of the parchment covers with hydroalcoholic solution.

– Humidification of the parchment covers in a tent with cool ultrasound vapor.

– Smoothing of the covers.

  • Restoration of parchment cover with Japanese paper (Vangerow 517) and cowhide
  • – Anchoring the cover to the pages.

– Creation of a soft case in Murillo

COST €689,59

TAXES (22%) € 151,70

TOTAL COST € 841,29

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