Here for your delectation is the SPECTACULAR & RARE----------LEONARDO DA VINCI ON THE HUMAN BODY: THE ANATOMICAL, PHYSIOLOGICAL, AND EMBRYOLOGICAL DRAWINGS OF LEONARDO DA VINCE. WITH TRANSLATIONS, EMENDATIONS AND A BIOGRAPHICAL INTRODUCTION by Charles D. O'Malley and J. B. de C. M. Saunders.
This amazing collection includes more than 1,200 anatomical, physiological, and embryological drawings by Leonardo da Vinci, including the first engineering study of the human anatomy. Original and translated descriptions accompany the drawings which are organized by body systems.
Leonardo's drawings are the finest integration of the arts of anatomy and illustration ever achieved, and this is the definitive, most complete collection in print. Noted scholars O'Malley and Saunders have cogently translated Leonardo's anatomical notes as well as added a valuable history and extensive commentary.
This is the GARGANTUAN, coffee table-sized (it didn't fit in my scanner), only stated Schuman Edition from 1952. Other than a clipped back cardholder flyleaf (ex libris), the book is in excellent condition. There are no rips, tears, etc.---and the pages and binding are tight (see photo). Check my feedback to see that I sell exactly as I describe. Paypal is acceptable. I will ship internationally for additional charges. So bid now for this magnificent, impossible-to-find SCIENCE / ART COLLECTIBLE.
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