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Journal of Inventions: Leonardo da Vinci Pop-Up Book

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By Jaspre Bark

I have always felt it is my destiny to build a machine that would allow man to fly, wrote Leonardo da Vinci in his journal alongside a sketch for an impossibly ingenious invention he called his Flying Machine. Though never built, it takes flight here in Journal of Inventions: Leonardo da Vinci. This fascinating book is an exquisite collection of elaborate three- dimensional pop-ups and detailed illustrations based on the personal notebooks and sketches of the Renaissances most influential mind. Discover Leonardos Mechanical Man, coil-spring clock mechanisms, hydraulic contraptions, and designs for armored vehiclesthe precursor to modern tanks. Each invention is brought to life as a movable three-dimensional pop-up, with Leonardos own words and illustrations to provide further insight. This endlessly fascinating book is sure to inspire young readers and adults alike.

Ages 10 and older. 12 pages. 9'' x 11''. Hardcover.

  • Ages 10 and older
  • 12 pages
  • 9'' x 11''
  • Hardcover

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Description

By Jaspre Bark

I have always felt it is my destiny to build a machine that would allow man to fly, wrote Leonardo da Vinci in his journal alongside a sketch for an impossibly ingenious invention he called his Flying Machine. Though never built, it takes flight here in Journal of Inventions: Leonardo da Vinci. This fascinating book is an exquisite collection of elaborate three- dimensional pop-ups and detailed illustrations based on the personal notebooks and sketches of the Renaissances most influential mind. Discover Leonardos Mechanical Man, coil-spring clock mechanisms, hydraulic contraptions, and designs for armored vehiclesthe precursor to modern tanks. Each invention is brought to life as a movable three-dimensional pop-up, with Leonardos own words and illustrations to provide further insight. This endlessly fascinating book is sure to inspire young readers and adults alike.

Ages 10 and older. 12 pages. 9'' x 11''. Hardcover.





  • Ages 10 and older
  • 12 pages
  • 9'' x 11''
  • Hardcover


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