In evangelium Lucae paraphrasis, Desiderius Erasmus Roterodamus, 1523
Owner: Antics Bookshop MIMO Libros, Jaén, Spain.
This document is an in-octavo bound with calf leather, in a binding called “monastic” and decorated with blind gold tooling. The cover is made of wooden boards. Two metallic clasps close the book and decorate it externally. The body of the book is composed by pages of handmade laid paper and it is sewn on three double hemp nerves. Only the ten first pages and the ten last ones require a more important intervention than a mechanical cleaning. These pages are disinfected, cleaned and repaired. The wood of the board is conserved and reconstituted where necessary; the original leather, completely moldy, is changed respecting its identity to substitute the original in the closest way possible to the historical one.