Verlag Müller & Schindler
Written Heritage of all Ages in High Quality Reproductions: Fine Art Facsimile Editions by Mueller & Schindler.
We reproduce old manuscripts as perfect replicas, undistinguishable from the original in every aspect. So, they can be used as ambassadors of heritage without endangering the originals. Such editions can be used in many ways:
- As an exclusive and very personal gift.
- As a unique ambassador for culture and heritage.
- For study and learning, giving exciting insights into cultural achievements created several hundred years ago.
In any case, our editions convey the impression of holding the original. Just without the original.
Enjoy this journey through the centuries with us!
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How is a Fine-Art-Facsimile-Edition made?
DIGITALIZATION of the single pages with a high-resolution camera and a specially designed framework supporting the precious original without endangering it.
PRE-PRINTING PROCESS: each image file is reviewed, corrected and prepared individually for the printing process.
HARD PROOFS are produced and compared to the original. Colour variances are corrected until the result meets our highest quality standards.
PRINTING & ATTACHING GOLD AND SILVER: depending on the characteristics of the original, appropriate techniques and materials are used – from gold and silver foils or metallic dust to 23K genuine gold.
BINDING & REFINEMENT: Usually, the binding of the original, or a similar binding of that time, is reproduced - mostly in real leather. Luxury editions are refined with real gold embossing, edge gilding or real gold printing.
A SCHOLARLY COMMENTARY gives scientific insights on the background of the original.
Masterpieces of Islamic Book Illumination
Each leaf is exactly reproduced in every aspect down to the smallest detail according to the original.