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

Leonardo da Vinci. Text volume edited by Augusto Marinoni. Foreword by Carlo Pedretti.

Published by Johnson Reprint Corp. & Harcourt Brace Jovanovich (1982), New York, 1982
Condition: Fine Soft cover
From Chanticleer Books, ABAA (Kenwood, CA, U.S.A.)

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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. 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. Bookseller Inventory # 21515

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Publisher: Johnson Reprint Corp. & Harcourt Brace Jovanovich (1982), New York

Publication Date: 1982

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Edition: First edition.

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