NULAND, S: Leonardo da Vinci (Penguin Lives)

Nuland, Sherwin. Leonardo da Vinci (Penguin Lives). Penguin Books, 2000. ISBN: 0670893919. Unmarked. Die cut oval window in dust jacket has a large tear and small ones. Rough edge pages. 170p. Very Good in fair dust jacket. Hardcover. (#26492) $10.00

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Nuland, a physician, examines the life of this painter, architect, engineer, philosopher, mathematician, and scientist.

CLAYTON, M: Seven Florentine Heads Fifteenth-Century Drawings from the Collection of Her Majesty The Queen

Seven Florentine Heads Fifteenth-Century Drawings from the Collection of Her Majesty The Queen, book coverClayton, Martin. Seven Florentine Heads Fifteenth-Century Drawings from the Collection of Her Majesty The Queen. Art Gallery of Ontario, 1993. ISBN: 1895235448. Unmarked text. Label shadow on back cover. Good. Paperback. (#26487) $10.00

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Catalog for December 10, 1993-March 6, 1994 exhibition at the Art Gallery of Ontario. Artists include Rogier van der Weyden, Leonardo, Fra Angelico, Benozzo Gozzoli, and others. 48p. 19 images.

ST VARLAAM MONASTERY: Guide to Meteora (Varlaam, Metamorphosis, Hagios Stephanos, Hagia Trias, Roussanou, Anapavsa)

Guide to Meteora (Varlaam, Metamorphosis, Hagios Stephanos, Hagia Trias, Roussanou, Anapavsa), back coverSt. Varlaam Monastery. Guide to Meteora (Varlaam, Metamorphosis, Hagios Stephanos, Hagia Trias, Roussanou, Anapavsa). nd. Unmarked text. Worn edges. Beautifully illustrated. Measures 11×8.5 inches. 24p. Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#26467) $15.00

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LEONARDO DA VINCI: Leonardo da Vinci’s Machines

Cianchi, Marco; Pedretti, Carlo. Leonardo da Vinci’s Machines. Becocci Editore, 1984. ISBN: 8882000036. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback. (#26428) $10.00

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Extensively illustrated. Introduction by Carlo Pedretti. Iconography by Alessandro Vezzosi. Translation by Lisa Goldenberg Stoppato.

An amazing look into his mechanical genius, relating it to his art and to his contemporaries with 185+ annotated illustrations from da Vinci’s notebooks and photographs of models based on his designs, together with interpretative essays. 95p.

SPIAZZI, AM: The Scrovegni Chapel in Padua

The Scrovegni Chapel in Padua, book coverSpiazzi, Anna Maria. The Scrovegni Chapel in Padua. Electra Art Guides, 1996. ISBN: 8843539914. Unmarked text. Previous owner’s name on front end page. Good. Paperback. (#26418) $10.00

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Covers history, the restoration and more. Bibliography. Beautifully illustrated. The Scrovegni Chapel, dedicated to St. Mary of the Charity, contains fresco’s by Giotto painted between 1303 and 1305, from the commission of Enrico degli Scrovegni. It is one of the most important masterpieces of Western art.

ALBERTI, LB: On Painting, Revised edition

Alberti, Leon Battista. On Painting, Revised edition. Yale University Press, 1966. ISBN: 0300000014. A few pages contain underlining. Acceptable. Paperback. (#26413) $10.00

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Translated with introduction and notes by John R. Spencer. 141p.

Alberti’s Della Pittura was the first modern analytical study of painting, a pioneering treatise on the theory of art.

A systematic description of the one-point perspective construction, it was primarily designed to persuade both patron and painter in the Renaissance to discard the old tastes in painting for the new.

RIDOLFINI, CP: Saint Louis des Français, Rome

Ridolfini, Cecilia Pericoli. Saint Louis des Français, Rome. Officine Grafiche, Bologna, 1980. Unmarked text in French. Previous owner’s name on cover and front end page. Wrinkling and bends on cover. Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#26399) $18.00

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15 illustrations in color, 17 in B/W. Layout of the church. The church of San Luigi dei Francesi in Italian (Saint Louis des Francais in French) is a Roman church located between the Pantheon and Piazza Navona in Rome. 30p. Measures 9.25×12 inches.