9 February 2000
LEONARDO DA VINCI (1452-1519). Quaderni d'anatomia, I-VI: Fogli della Royal Library di Windsor, pubblicati da C.L. Vangensten, A. Fonahn, H. Hopstock. Christiana: J. Dybwad, 1911-1916. 6 volumes, 2o (408 x 274mm). 169 plates, including 7 double-page, printed in color. Original quarter pigskin, printed boards; uncut. PRESENTATION COPY FROM THE EDITORS, each volume inscribed on front free endpaper to Professor Dr. S. Torup, and signed by each of the editors. LIMITED EDITION, number 22 of 250 numbered sets. Da Vinci "made over 750 sketches of all the principal organs of the body, drawings which were adequately reproduced only in recent times. His notes accompanying the text were in mirror-writing. Text in Italian, English and German" (Garrison-Morton-Norman 365). (6)
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