Giulio Cesare

by Theodor Mommsen

Gold Volume printed in only 499 numbered copies

Giulio Cesare published by D’ORO Collection is a book written in Italian by German historian Theodor Mommsen describing the life and deeds of Julius Caesar. It consists of 23 untitled chapters.

This 200-page book is printed in only 499 numbered copies and contains 152 engravings and 5 lithographies.

The Giulio Cesare Volume published by D’ORO Collection is entirely handmade using artisan paper with 220 gram thickness. Each page is stitched by master craftsmen using wooden frames of the type used in the Middle Ages. The covers of Giulio Cesare are made of red leather lined with Moirè, the finest Italian silk. Two bronze reliefs, gilded by immersion into a 24 Kt gold bath, form the front and back covers.

Julius Caesar’s profile stands out on the front cover.

A luxury book of unique value, shape and contents – created by merging the ancient bookbinding techniques with the works of great artists of everlasting renown.


Title: Giulio Cesare

Edition: 499 numbered copies

Publishing year: 2015

ISBN: Handmade book with no ISBN

Publishing House: D’ORO Collection

Author: Theodor Mommsen

Language: Italian

Translation: Translation into other languages available upon request

Production: Entirely made in Italy at the D’ORO Collection workshops in the heart of Rome

Number of pages: 200

Size (cm): 32 x 43 x 6

Covers: Book covers and spine in red leather. Both covers are fully covered by bronze reliefs gilded by immersion into a 24 Kt gold bath. 

Gilded bronze reliefs: 2 covers

Inside covers: Red Moirè with gildings

Paper: Artisan cotton paper, 220 gram thick

Finishes: Hot-stamped logos and titles using 24 Kt gold leaves 

Bookmarks: 1 red leather bookmark

Packaging: The book comes inside a red velvet and black Moirè case

Accompanying accessories: Protective red velvet bag