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.

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.

IMCOS: Journal of the International Map Collectors’ Society (IMCoS, Summer 2017, No. 149)

Ortolja-Baird, Ljiljana, IMCoS. Journal of the International Map Collectors’ Society (IMCoS, Summer 2017, No. 149). International Map Collectors’ Society, 2017. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback. (#26343) $26.00

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Beautifully illustrated. 64p.

Articles include “Leonardo da Vinci’s world map” by Christopher W. Tyler, Huw Thomas on pre-20th century Welsh language maps, Maria Gronroos on the John Nurminen collection of world maps, and more.

Also two loose brochures.

DA VINCI, LEONARDO: Leonardo da Vinci: From the Adoration of the Magi to the Annunciation (Readings and Itineraries Guide Book 2)

Monti, Raffaele. Leonardo da Vinci: From the Adoration of the Magi to the Annunciation (Readings and Itineraries Guide Book 2). Sillabe, 1998. ISBN: 8886392672. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback. (#26335) $10.00

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Color reproductions. Chronology. Bibliography. Descriptive text. Map. 32p.

RAPHAEL: Masterpiece Close-Up: The Transfiguration by Raphael

Masterpiece Close-Up: The Transfiguration by Raphael, book coverFreedberg, Sydney. Masterpiece Close-Up: The Transfiguration by Raphael. Harvard University Press, 1981. ISBN: 0916724441. Unmarked. Paper clip impression on front end page.Very Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#26187) $18.00

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Catalog for traveling exhibition organized by the Fogg Museum, Cambridge, MA. B/W illustrations, including x-ray images. 40p. Measures 9.5×8 inches.

Articles include “History and Restoration” by Dr. Fabrizio Mancinelli, “Style and Meaning” by Konrad Oberhuber, and “The Large-Format Polaroid Process” by John J. McCann and Victoria Lyon Ruzdic.

MOSCO, M: The Pitti Palace: The Palace and its Art

 The Pitti Palace: The Palace and its Art, book coverMosco, Marilena. The Pitti Palace: The Palace and its Art. Phillip Wilson , 1997. ISBN: 0856674702. Unmarked. Beautifully illustrated. Very Good. Paperback. (#26156) $12.00

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Introduction by Marco Chianrini. According to Giorgio Vasari, the original design of the Luca Pitti palace was by Filippo Brunelleschi, although the construction of the building began after his death. Topics include the Boboli Garden, the Modern Art Gallery, the Costume Gallery, the Grand Ducal Treasures and more. Plans. Index. 96p.

DELLA FRANCESCA, P: Piero della Francesca In and Around Arezzo

Piero della Francesca In and Around Arezzo, front cover Piero della Francesca In and Around Arezzo. Arezzo Tourist Information, 2008. Unmarked text.Very Good. Brochure. (#26114) $12.00

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In English. Eight-paneled brochure. Many small illustrations. Covers Sansepolcro, Monterchi, and Arezzo. 2 maps. Measures 4×8 inches folded.

Piero della Francesca In and Around Arezzo, inside