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THE MADRID CODICES: FIVE VOLUMES PLUS ONE CERTIFICATE VOLUME. 6 VOLYMES. COMPLETE
Bok. McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1974. Leatherbound.FACSIMILE EDITION of Madrid Codices (1493), the original of which is located in the National Library in Madrid. Essentially, these are several of Leonardo DaVinci's private notebooks, full of drawings, schematics, gear-and-pulley-driven devices (including military equipment), explanations, commentaries, experiments, etc. The original Spanish title is Tratado De Estatica Y Mechanica En Italiano. Deluxe LImited Edition, complete in original publisher's specially constructed transparent acrylic slip- case. Volumes I and II are facsimiles of the actual codices. Volume III consists of Ladislao Reti's commentary. Volumes IV and V are Reti's translation of the codices. Volume VI is merely a signed certification by the Director of the National Library in Madrid, authenticating the volumes "formed by two notebooks entitled "Tratado De Estatica Y Mechanica" and "Tratados Varios De Fortificacion" "together with two volumes of Italiian transcriptiona and English translation and one volume of commentary by the late professor Ladislao Reti". Rich, darkred morocco leather, double-ruled in gilt on both boards, gilt-lettered on spine with 4 raised hubs, with rich gilt designs. Limited edition of 1,000 copies of which this is No. 628. Språk: Engelska och italienska. Mycket gott skick.
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