THE CODEX ON THE FLIGHT OF BIRDS in the Royal Library at Turin.

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THE CODEX ON THE FLIGHT OF BIRDS in the Royal Library at Turin.
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Place Published: New York
Publisher: Johnson Reprint Corp. & Harcourt Brace Jovanovich
Date Published:
Edition: First edition
Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Fine
Book Id: 21515

Description

2 volumes. Text volume: 89 pp.; quarto, full brown leather with gilt spine title; facsimile: 18 leaves + text and drawings on inside of covers, wrappers, 8.25 x 6 inches. Facsimile rests in cut-out recess within volume rear board. Matching slipcase.

Comments

Facsimile of Leonardo's famous notebook recording his careful observations - in text (mirror writing) and image - of the mechanics of the flight of birds. Facsimile volume is an exacxt replica, including the paper covers. Text volume contains a full translation of Leonardo's Italian text, written in 1506, as well as foreword and historical introduction and explication of the Codex.


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