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    DescriptionThis title presents a dazzling array of invention, insight and observation from perhaps the greatest genius of Western civilisation. Towering across time as the painter of the Mona Lisa, forever famous as a sculptor and an inventor, Leonardo da Vinci was one of the greatest minds of both the Italian Renaissance and Western civilisation. His celebrated notebooks display the astonishing range of his genius. Dan Brown's "The Da Vinci Code" and recent in-depth biographies have stimulated renewed interest in Leonardo and his complex and enquiring intelligence. This brand-new selection of sketches, diagrams and writings from the notebooks is a beautiful and varied record of Leonardo's theories and observations, embracing not only art but also architecture, town planning, engineering, naval warfare, music, medicine, mathematics, science and philosophy. Complete with a short biographical essay describing Leonardo's life and achievements, this is the perfect introduction to a mysterious and endlessly fascinating genius.

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    The Da Vinci Notebooks
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Leonardo da Vinci
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 256
    Width: 110 mm
    Height: 178 mm
    Thickness: 15 mm
    Weight: 147 g
    ISBN 13: 9781861979872
    ISBN 10: 1861979878

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25830
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T1.2
    BIC E4L: ART
    BIC subject category V2: AGB, ACND, AFC
    BISAC V2.8: ART015000
    DC22: 759.5
    Thema V1.0: AGB, AGA, AFC
    Profile Books Ltd
    Imprint name
    Profile Books Ltd
    Publication date
    04 August 2005
    Publication City/Country
    Author Information
    Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519) was an Italian painter, sculptor, architect, musician, engineer and scientist. His many works of genius include The Last Supper and the Mona Lisa.