Leonardo Da Vinci on the Human Body

Leonardo Da Vinci on the Human Body

by Charles Donald O'Malley, Leonardo, J. B. Saunders
     
 

The Anatomical, Physiological and Embryological Drawings of Leonardo da Vinci
With more than 1200 reproductions of drawings by the master's own hand, this book is the definitive and most complete collection of Leonardo's anatomical drawings currently in print. Here Leonardo's notebooks have been arranged according to the systems of the body in order toSee more details below

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The Anatomical, Physiological and Embryological Drawings of Leonardo da Vinci
With more than 1200 reproductions of drawings by the master's own hand, this book is the definitive and most complete collection of Leonardo's anatomical drawings currently in print. Here Leonardo's notebooks have been arranged according to the systems of the body in order to indicate the full extent of his anatomical work. This book will captivate curious laymen, medical professionals, and art and history enthusiasts alike. Also included are:
• Translations of Leonardo's anatomical notes which were written in his cryptic reverse handwriting. These translations provide an unusual glimpse into Leonardo's creativity and genius.
•Extensive commentary from the editors.
•A thorough background of Leonardo's life that reintroduces him to the world not just as a master artist, but as a brilliant scientist.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780517381052
Publisher:
Random House Value Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date:
11/04/2003
Edition description:
Reissue
Pages:
506
Product dimensions:
9.38(w) x 11.18(h) x 1.37(d)

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