After almost a year from the previous one, it is finished next the Anatomia book. Until now it was made about 20 books like this one, with overall speed of 2 books per year. Generally idea was to go up to 100 pieces and stop to make it more. But now, the idea looks too optimistic.
As the nights get darker, look no further than our latest item. Take a glance in this fascinating art journal, the ‘Anatomia’, ultimate Renaissance anatomical sketchbook – scientific masterpiece with lucid insights into the functioning of the human body.
Leather bound blank book in size of 8 x 10 inches and thickness of about 3 inches. On front cover plate, dominate an exquisite leather rib cage. Its hand carved from thick leather, realistic formed, hand toned and canned with special bookbinder’s mixtures. Book cover plates has gradient levels with many layered applications, embossing, carvings – over all, specially designed to be unique book in the world.
In “chained libraries” books are were chained to lecterns or shelves to prevent theft. In that reasons, this book have sturdy mounted chain on back cover plate. Locking of the book is made with leather stripes, decorative metal ends and pegs embedded in edge of thick front cover plate. This clasps adorn the cover placing intrigue when opening and discovering its beauty.
The book block has 300 leaves (600 pages) of 140 gsm weight, blank white paper. The producer of the paper is Italian company Fedrigoni. The high-grade paper does not bleed through and is exceptionally smooth to write on. The inside cover – endpapers are marbled parchment which gives it a nice touch. The gilded and aged paper edges all contribute to that authentic vintage look.