Conservation rebinding on:
Leon Batista Alberti, L`Architettura di Leon Batista Alberti, Monte Regale, 1565.
Damaged boards of the existing mid-17th century English binding discarded.
Existing sewing on raised cords retained.
Marbled endsheets retained.
New cloth hinges whipstitched onto the textblock.
Silk front bead headbands.
Split board contruction.
Rebound in full brown calfskin
with gold tooling in a facsimile of the damaged binding.
13 5/8” x 8 7/8” x 1 ¼.” 34.5 x 22.5 x 3.25 cm.
Bound in 2009.