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By Leonardo da Vinci, H. Anna Suh

An all-new, jewel-like, reader-friendly structure supplies new lifestyles to this relaunch of a world best-seller.

Leonardo da Vinci-artist, inventor, and prototypical Renaissance man-is a perennial resource of fascination due to his dazzling mind and boundless interest in regards to the usual and man-made international. in the course of his lifestyles he created a number of artworks and stored voluminous notebooks that particular his creative and highbrow pursuits.

The choice of writings and paintings during this really good e-book are drawn from his notebooks. The e-book organizes his wide selection of pursuits into matters similar to human figures, gentle and colour, viewpoint and visible conception, anatomy, botany and panorama, geography, the actual sciences and astronomy, structure, sculpture, and innovations. approximately each piece of writing in the course of the ebook is keyed to the piece of paintings it describes.

The writing and artwork is chosen through paintings historian H. Anna Suh, who offers interesting remark and perception into the cloth, making Leonardo's Notebooks a gorgeous single-volume compendium celebrating his enduring genius.

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