LEONARDO DA VINCI THE TRAGIC PURSUIT OF PERFECTION

By: VALLENTIN, ANTONINA DICKES E.W.(TRANSLATOR)

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Book Condition: VG


H/b , Dust Jacket once white background appears a l;ittle grubby now-Black cloth boards with gilt titles to spine, 606pp. Portrait frontis + 31 other b/w plts as called for. Celebrated biography which draws extensively from Da Vinci's own note books and the Codex Atlanticus revealing hundreds of discoveries not worked out by scientists until centuries later. VG/VG (Book- No previous owner name or insc. Light foxing /tanning to end papers. Dust Jacket- moderate rubbing with some loss a few tears and general shelf soiling. Max area of loss up to 15x25mm around head. Max tear 15mm approx. No other notable defects to book or jacket. Quite presentable in proprietary protective wrapper). See our image of the actual book offered for sale.

Title: LEONARDO DA VINCI THE TRAGIC PURSUIT OF PERFECTION

Author Name: VALLENTIN, ANTONINA DICKES E.W.(TRANSLATOR)

Categories: Science and Engineering, Autobiography /Biography,

Edition: 1st Edition

Publisher: LONDON, VICTOR GOLLANCZ: 1939

Binding: Hard Back

Book Condition: VG

Jacket Condition: VG

Size: 220x145 mm Approx

Seller ID: 10525

Keywords: LEONARDO DA VINCI, CODEX ATLANTICUS, ART, ART CRITICISM, BOOKS ON LINE BRIGHTON, INVENTIONS, SCIENCE AND DISCOVERY, ARMAMENTS, MECHANICS, AVIATION, HYDRAULIC ENGINEERING, ,