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Da Vinci"s ghost

Toby Lester

Da Vinci"s ghost

genius, obsession, and how Leonardo created the world in his own image

by Toby Lester

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  • 39 Currently reading

Published by Free Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Criticism and interpretation

  • Edition Notes

    StatementToby Lester
    ContributionsLeonardo, da Vinci, 1452-1519
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxi, 275 p., [8] p. of plates
    Number of Pages275
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27146422M
    ISBN 101439189242
    ISBN 109781439189245
    OCLC/WorldCa814454585


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