Horace. Opera cum Commentariis. Commentary by Badius Jodocus Ascensius
and Antonio Mancinelli (Paris: Badius Jodocus Ascensius, 1516).
Bindings produced early in the 16th-century are somewhat scarce. This fine example, of tooled
leather covering wooden boards, was probably executed shortly after this critical edition of
Horace appeared in 1516. The front board has split along the wood grain and torn the leather at
Proposed treatment: Mend broken boards and split leather.
Estimated cost of treatment: $1,200