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Voynich Manuscript

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THE MOST mysterious book in the world.

Parchment book bound in leather, originally consisting of 136 double-sided veline pages (i.e. 272 pages; 120 pages have survived to the present day), 15 by 22.5 cm (6 × 9 inches), covered with drawings, diagrams, and unintelligible writing. It owes its name to its Polish discoverer, Michał Wojnicz, a famous antiquarian and collector who in 1912 acquired the manuscript from the Jesuits at the Villa Mondragone in Frascati near Rome. To this day, the manuscript is regarded as one of the most mysterious medieval handwritten relics because its author, writing and language remain unknown.

Research on the parchment on which the manuscript was written, conducted by radiocarbon dating between 2009 and 2011 at the University of Arizona, showed that it was written between 1404 and 1438. An artistic scientific copy of the most mysterious 15th-century manuscript in history.

The piece of work is an artistic, scientific copy of the original, manually trimmed and finished with a scalpel. Natural binding made of natural calf parchment. Cards made of pergamenata perfectly imitating parchment. The piece of work is an extremely demanding project, to which the publisher devoted a lot of work so that the final book in structure, color, smell and touch fully reflects the appearance of the original. The copy is undoubtedly a true work of art and a testament to the extraordinary craftsmanship of the artists and specialists involved in its creation.

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Facsimile specification

Format: 23 x 16 cm
Number of pages: 240.
Paper Type: Fedrigoni Pergamenata
Binding: Natural parchment binding,
hand sewing with cotton threads

Circulation: 600 copies worldwide.
ISBN: 978-83-952639-3-4.
Accessories: Stylized wooden box,
gloves, notary certificate, wrapped in
natural leather with original wax seal