Interesting facsimile edition of the Book of drawings by Francesco di Giorgio Martini, original manuscript of the fifteenth century, c. 1470, made by the Swiss publishing house Belser Verlag in 1989 and, for the Spanish edition, by Ediciones Encuentro in 1990.
Original manuscript preserved in the Vatican Apostolic Library with the signature Urb. Lat. 1757
Facsimile bound in leather, spine nerves, 2 metal closures. Format 8º 7.5 x 9 cm, mini book, 404 pages that include 1,220 drawings, the majority taken from those of his compatriot Mariano di Jacopo around 1458.
Complementary study book format 12.5 x 18.8 cm, 48 pages, texts in Spanish. Bound in red cloth with golden title on black background.
Both books are presented in a box-case with a golden title on a black background on the spine. Format 14 x 20 x 5.5 cm. Numbered Edition
Thematic military, civil and military engineering, fortifications, large maritime and river constructions, machines and apparatus for peace and war, navigation vehicles and other means of transport, etc. are observed.
Curious, flirtatious and interesting booklet for a gift to oneself or another person.
Full copy and in perfect condition.
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