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The inventions of Leonardo da Vinci

Margaret Rice Cooper

The inventions of Leonardo da Vinci

by Margaret Rice Cooper

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Published by Macmillan in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Italy.
    • Subjects:
    • Leonardo, da Vinci, 1452-1519,
    • Inventors -- Italy

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      StatementMargaret Cooper.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTA140.L59 C6
      The Physical Object
      Pagination182 p. :
      Number of Pages182
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5942743M
      LC Control Number65013592
      OCLC/WorldCa191625

        As a lover of pop-up books, a celebrator of the intersection of art and science, and a great admirer of the vintage children’s book illustration of wife-and-husband duo Alice and Martin Provensen, I was instantly smitten with Leonardo da Vinci (public library) — a glorious pop-up book that traces the life and legacy of the legendary artist, inventor and scientist in gorgeous. Da Vinci's Inventions. Leonardo's fascination with machines probably began during his boyhood. Some of his earliest sketches clearly show how various machine parts worked. As an apprentice in the studio of the artist Verrocchio, Leonardo observed and used a variety of machines.

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Bill Gates shares his thoughts on Leonardo da Vinci and the new biography about him by author Walter Isaacson. Learn more at Leonardo di ser Piero da Vinci (Italian: [leoˈnardo di ˌsɛr ˈpjɛːro da (v)ˈvintʃi] (); 14/15 April – 2 May ), known as Leonardo da Vinci (English: / ˌ l iː ə ˈ n ɑːr d oʊ d ə ˈ v ɪ n tʃ i, ˌ l iː oʊ ˈ- ˌ l eɪ oʊ ˈ-/ LEE-ə-NAR-doh də VIN-chee, LEE-oh- LAY-oh-), was an Italian polymath of the Renaissance whose areas of interest included invention Born: Lionardo di ser Piero da Vinci, 14/15 April.

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The most significant creations of the Renaissance genius, Leonardo da Vinci, come to life in the pages of this illustrated pop-up book. Published to commemorate the th anniversary of Leonardo’s death, this book reveals the intricacy and importance of his designs for robots, flying machines, and other timeless inventions.Leonardo da Vinci painted two of the best known paintings in the world: Mona Lisa and The Last Supper.

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