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One of the Very Last Copies
of Leonardo’s Anatomical Studies
Leonardo da Vinci. Anatomical Studies. The Royal Collection at Windsor Castle plus one sheet from the Palace Museum at Weimar. Collection of 175 (5 double full-page) sheets with 406 illustrations on both sides facsimilated in 3-9 colors on buff laid cardboard. Ed. by Kenneth D. Keele and R. Carlo Pedretti. Facsimile case and 2 text vols. (in English; XXXVI pp., pp. 1-470; 5 ll. preliminary matter, pp. 471-1025, 1 l. colophon, 1 folded double full-leaf each, c. 400 illustrations). 1979-80. Large folio (c. 18⅞ × 13 in [48 × 33 cm]). Royal blue orig. leather case and uniform orig. leather vols. with gilt title on the back and ornamental raised bands. Gilt edges (text vols.).
First and final complete facsimilation
of Leonardo’s complete anatomical work ,
unfolded by the comprehensive text volumes. These containing the transcriptions of the original texts written in reflected face together with the English translation, and – especially medical – notes on the drawings reproduced additionally here.
Carlo Pedretti, director of the Armand Hammer Center for Leonardo Studies at the University of California in Los Angeles is, together with Lord Kenneth Clark, author of numerous relevant publications. The medical man Keele, specialized in especially the anatomical studies, i. a. wrote the commentary to the Leonardo exhibition at Queen’s Gallery in 1969-70. – Sir Robin Mackworth-Young, curator at Windsor Castle, approved printing.
Out of print since long in the Italian (480 copies) and the German (300 copies) editions, now also the English version limited to 998 numbered copies is almost out of print. Reason enough thus
to make up leeway now and secure for oneself
one of the very last copies of Leonardo’s Anatomical Studies .
Offer no. 29,110 / price on application
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