The Codex Leicester by Leonardo da Vinci

PEDRETTI, Carlo (Introduction)
London: 1980

Stock Code: 8696

Catalogue for the sale on Friday 12 December 1980. Illustration for each page.


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The Codex Leicester by Leonardo da Vinci

Condition: Very Good. Slight wear to cover extremities

Sold for £19m the Codex was, at the time, the only da Vinci manuscript to have been sold since the middle of the 19th century. Bill Gates bought it later in 1994 for $30.8m. (Report of that sale in cutting from The Independent Saturday 12 November 1994 included)

Book Publishing Details
Author:Carlo Pedretti (Introduction)
Publisher:Christie, Manson and Woods, London
Year Printed:1980
Edition:First Edition
Dust Jacket:No
Category:Antiques and Collectables
Size:245mm Tall
Stock Code:8696
Links:Leonardo’s Mountain of Clams and The Diet of Worms
Keywords:16th century scientific writings,

Additional information

Weight0.74 kg