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THE TREASURES OF LEONARDO DA VINCI - Matthew Landrus. BV-11

Item Number
BV-11
Estimated Value
$40 CAD
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$10 CAD
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Item Description

ONE REVIEWER SAYS: The book is brilliant. Very detailed with incredible manuscripts. Feels like you're holding a piece of history in your hands. A must-have for all Da Vinci fans!

This is a highly visual, 66 page, slip-cased book on the work of Leonardo Da Vinci. Published in 2006, it includes 200 illustrations and 30 pieces of removable documents including:

  • The birth record for Leonardo made by his grandfather in 1452.
  • A letter from Leonardo to Ludovico Sforza, the Duke of Milan, from 1453
  • The passport given to Leonardo by Cesare Borgia
  • A map Leonardo made of Imola
  • Some notes Leonardo made on machines that polish mirrors
  • Pages from a diary of Antonio de Beatis mentioning the Mona Lisa.

Great for any young person or adult interested in learning more about Da Vinci paintings, engineering works and inventions.

The author, Dr. Matthew Landrus, is a specialist in the pre and early modern visual culture of science and technology and teaches at the University of Oxford.  

Proceeds from this item benefits Village of Love.

 

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