Leonardo on Flight, an illustrated book with graphic design and layout by Italian consultancy Edimedia and cover design by Renata Silveira and Paola Zacchini, is published by Oxford Publicity Partnership. It celebrates Leonardo da Vinci’s studies of flight in the 1480s. Containing reproduced drawings and three-dimensional prototypes from his library of manuscripts and folios, the book traces the development of the artist’s experiments and theories. The volume begins with drawings from da Vinci’s years in Florence and moves on to the flying machine, constructed in Milan. Leonardo on Flight has been compiled by Domenico Laurenza and retails at £20.
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