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HART, IVOR BLASHKA (1889-1962). LEONARDO DA VINCI (1452-1519) - The mechanical investigations of Leonardo da Vinci

Title: The mechanical investigations of Leonardo da Vinci
Description: London : Chapman & Hall. ltd. 1925. First Edition. Fine cloth copy in a near fine. very slightly edge-nicked and dust-dulled dust wrapper. now mylar-sleeved. Remains particularly and surprisingly well-preserved; tight. bright. clean and sharp-cornered. by Ivor B. Hart. Physical description; vii. 240 pages. vii plate (including frontispiece : illustrations. portraits. facsimiles). diagrams ; 23 cm. Notes; SIGNED and inscribed by the author. 'Chapers VII. and VIII. originally appeared as papers in the Journal of the Royal aeronautical society. Chapter V. was read as a paper to the Newcomen society for the study of the history of technology and engineering. and an abbreviated version of chapter VI. has appeared in the American monthly. the Open court'--Pref. ''On the flight of birds'. Translation of a ms. by Leonardo da Vinci': p. 200-235. 'Chapers VII. and VIII. originally appeared as papers in the Journal of the Royal aeronautical society. Chapter V. was read as a paper to the Newcomen society for the study of the history of technology and engineering. and an abbreviated version of chapter VI. has appeared in the American monthly. the Open court.'--Pref. Contents; Include an English translation of Leonardo's manuscript on the flight of birds. Subjects; Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519). Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519) Knowledge Mechanics. Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519) Criticism and interpretation. Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519) Studies. Medieval. Aeronautics. Flight. Mechanics history. Aeronautics. Flight. Mechanics. Aeronautics. Flight. Mechanics History. Aeronautics History. Flight History. History - Pre 1903. Genre; Illustrated. Weight in Kg appr.:

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Price: EUR 85.00 = appr. US$ 92.38 Seller: MW Books
- Book number: 242432



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