Notebooks of Leonardo Da Vinci, Complete

Notebooks of Leonardo Da Vinci, Complete

by Leonardo da Vinci

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One need only look at one of Leonardo's paintings to realize that he was a man of great genius, but the vast range of that genius is not fully appreciated until one has read his notebooks. Very little is revealed there about the man as a person, but very much about his genius. It is not so much the fact that the notebooks are not a diary as it is that the external facts of life, love, friendship, and the like, are unimportant when placed beside the life of the mind. The notebooks are a record of Leonardo's love affair with his own mind and with...

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BN ID: 2940161691205
Publisher: Maxebk Publishing
Publication date: 11/06/2018
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 1,141,410
File size: 611 KB

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06nwingert on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
The Notebooks of Leonardo Da Vinci are a good representation of the real Da Vinci (opposed to the pseudo- image we've been given via popular culture- i.e., The Da Vinci Code). It's a little disorganized becuase Da Vinci wrote everything backwards (i.e. right to left) and because of the various translations it's undergone.