Milan: Federico Motta, 1999. Da vinci, Leonardo. hardcover. Edited by Marani and Edoardo Villata. Hundreds of illustrations in color and b/w. 383pp of text in Italian. Small folio, green cloth, d.w., matching pictorial slipcase. Milano: Federico Motta, (1999). A fine copy in fine wrapper and slipcase. fine / fine.
This is a stunning book with detailed illustrations and grand plates. It discusses da Vinci's career, his individual works of art, and many of his important drawings and sculptural pieces. Also included is a catalogue of paintings attributed to da Vinci as well as lost paintings, plus an extensive appendix with 100 documents dealing with da Vinci's career.