This beautifully illustrated volume reconstructs the origin of one of the most fascinating and fundamental aspects of Leonardo da Vincis life and work: his dream of human flight. With masterfully reproduced drawings from his vast library of manuscripts and folios, this work traces the development of his theories and experiments over time, revealing the inner workings of the artist-scientist.Johns Hopkins University Press

Leonardo on Flight 2007, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore

ISBN-13: 9780801887666

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