THE MADRID CODICES. Deluxe edition, limited and hand-numbered. Six volume set.
by Leonardo da Vinci; Ladislao Reti
Maidenhead, England: McGraw-Hill Inc., 1974. Book. Near fine condition. Hardcover. First Edition. Octavo (8vo). Six volume set in original lucite display stand/slipcase. Bound in red leather to match the binding of the original manuscript at the Royal Library of Spain with very minimal wear. The facsimile volumes were printed in gravure. Number 88 of a special edition limited ot 985 numbered sets. Vol. I: Codex Madrid I containing almost 400 pages of facsimile. Vol. II: Codex Madrid II with over 360 pages of facsimile. Vol. III: Commentary; 180 pages. Vol. IV: Transcription and Translation of Codex Madrid I; 532 pages. Vol. V: Transcription and Translation of Codex Madrid II; 330 pages. Vol. VI: Spine title is "Certificate." Contains a letter signed by the Project Supervisor which has handwritten notes on the back. Lacks the Certificate of Verification, Registration, and listing of contents. Original title "Tratados Varios de Fortification Estatica y Geometria Escritos en Italiano." First edition..
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