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The literary works of Leonardo da Vinci /

comp. and ed. from the original manuscripts, by Jean Paul Richter, Ph.D. In two volumes.
Main Creator: Leonardo, da Vinci, 1452-1519.
Contributors: Richter, Jean Paul, 1847-1937.
Format: BOOK
Published / Created: London : S. Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington, 1883.
Notes:Added t.-p. in Italian, text in Italian and English.

Bibliography: v. 2, p. 484-499.

Physical description: 2 v., CXXII pl. (part fold.; incl. front. (port.) : ill., maps, plans, facsims. ; 30 cm.

Table of Contents:
Vol. I. i. Prolegomens and introduction to book on painting. ii. Linear perspective. iii. Six books on light and shade. iv. Perspective of disappearance. v. Theory of colours. vi. Perspective of colour and aerial perspective. vii. Proportions and movements of the human body. vii. Botany for painters and landscape painting. ix. Practice of painting. x. Studies and sketches for pictures and decorations
Vol. II. xi. Notes on sculpture. xii. Architectural designs. xiii. Theoretical writings on architecture. xiv. Anatomy, zoology, physiology. xv. Astronomy. xvi. Physical geography. xvii. Topographical notes. xviii. Naval warfare - Mechanical appliances - Music. xix. Philosophical maxims, morals, polemics and speculation. xx. Humorous writings. xxi. Letters - Personal records - Dated notes. xxii. Miscellaneous notes.