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												The Notebooks of Leonardo Da Vinci (Modern Library #156.2) by  Robert N. (editor)  Leonardo; LINSCOTT
	 - Hardcover
			 - [c.1958]
		 - from Bluebird Books (SKU: 85429)

The Notebooks of Leonardo Da Vinci (Modern Library #156.2)

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The Notebooks of Leonardo Da Vinci (Modern Library #156.2)

by Da VINCI, Leonardo; LINSCOTT, Robert N. (editor)

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  • hardcover
Very Good in Very Good+ dust jacket
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New York: The Modern Library / Random House. Very Good in Very Good+ dust jacket. [c.1958]. Hardcover. The voluminous notebooks (5,000 manuscript pages in total) of the great Leonardo Da Vinci have been translated by Edward McCurdy in this Modern Library reprint edition. Edited, abridged and with an introduction by Robert N. Linscott. Volume wrapped in white jacket with image of Leonardo in red and white to front panel. --- In Toledano spine 8 / navy cloth / gilt titling on black spine & cover blocks / black topstain / grey Kent endpapers / jacket style i, verso lists 380 titles in ML catalog. Likely published c.1958 (though 1957 date appears in book). ML #156.2. --- A very nice copy: clean, tightly-bound and unmarked but with prior owner's bookplate affixed to front free endpaper. Unclipped, bright dust jacket in great shape but with a couple of tiny tears to edges; wrapped in removable archival mylar protector. ; 12mo (7 to 7-1/2 in. tall); xviii, 455 pages .


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The Notebooks of Leonardo Da Vinci (Modern Library #156.2)
Da VINCI, Leonardo; LINSCOTT, Robert N. (editor)
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Used - Very Good in Very Good+ dust jacket
The Modern Library / Random House
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New York
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Bluebird Books is the bookselling business of Eric Mayer, operating from my base in Littleton, Colorado. I specialize in classic fiction and literature, books on birds and natural history, railroadiana, biography, history and many other genres. Bluebird Books features publications by the Modern Library and Everyman's Library. I offer free shipping on books shipped within the US via USPS Media Mail. INTERNATIONAL ORDERS: I recommend that you use for your international orders because they have formed a partnership with Asendia to allow for much more affordable shipping on parcels weighing under 5 lb. (about 2.26 kg).


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