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Published: 19 June 2020

944 Pages


ISBN: 9780198832867

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Leonardo da Vinci's Codex Leicester: A New Edition Set

Edited by Domenico Laurenza and Martin Kemp

  • Offers a high-quality facsimile reproduction of Da Vinci's most significant scientific texts, which will be of interest to both scholars and art enthusiasts
  • Provides the first serious reconstruction of Leonardo's legacy as a scientist
  • Offers a new transcription and English translation of the Codex Leicester, offering context and explanations for every note, drawing, and meaningful word
  • Sets Leonardo's ideas into the context of both the general development of his scientific and artistic research, and of the context of ancient and mediaeval theories