The world of Leonardo da Vinci, man of science, engineer and dreamer of flight.

New York, Viking Press [1962] .

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Q 143 .L5 H33 1962 Off-site
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Q143 L5 H33 1962 Available Request
Subjects Leonardo, da Vinci, 1452-1519 -- Knowledge -- Science.
Leonardo, da Vinci, 1452-1519.
Description 374 pages illustrations 24 cm
Copyright Date [1962]
Notes Includes bibliographical references.
Summary Presents a picture of the genius as a pioneer of modern science, against a panoramic view of the politics, culture, science and technology of the times.
Contents Leonardo the man -- Leonardo's cultural setting: the build-up of the Renaissance in fifteenth-century Italy -- Leonardo's political setting: the city-states of fiteenth-century Italy -- Leonardo's scientific setting -- Leonardo's technological background -- The story and characteristics of Leonardo's notebooks -- Leonardo's studies in the mechanical and physical sciences -- Leonardo the engineer and master of gadgetry -- Artifical flight and the flight of birds -- The problem of Leonardo's influence on scientific progress -- The calligraphy used by Leonardo da Vinci in his notebooks -- A note on Leonardo's helicopter model.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)1101517
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WorldCat Identities Hart, Ivor B. 1889-1962.
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