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McCurdy, Edward 1871-

Overview
Works: 85 works in 401 publications in 2 languages and 5,506 library holdings
Genres: Notebooks, sketchbooks, etc  Miscellanea  Notebooks  Biography  Sources  Fiction  History  Manuscripts  Art 
Roles: Author, Editor, Annotator, Author of introduction, Other, Performer, Translator, pre
Classifications: ND623.L5, 927.5
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Most widely held works about Edward McCurdy
 
Most widely held works by Edward McCurdy
The notebooks of Leonardo da Vinci by Leonardo( Book )

106 editions published between 1938 and 2017 in English and held by 2,666 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leonardo filled his notebooks with sketches of inventions; he did not intend any of his notes to be published during his lifetime. By reading his notes, we gain insights into his passions and preoccupations
The mind of Leonardo da Vinci by Edward McCurdy( Book )

37 editions published between 1928 and 2013 in English and held by 824 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this classic, engrossing text a distinguished historian explores the mind and manifold interests of the greatest personality of the Renaissance. In colorful, evocative prose Edward McCurdy shows that in music, engineering, and even experimental aviation da Vinci was no more the amateur than in the sculpture and painting for which he is famed. First published in 1928, The Mind of Leonardo da Vinci is still widely considered one of the best introductions to the extraordinary versatility of the great Renaissance genius
Leonardo da Vinci's note-books by Leonardo( Book )

14 editions published between 1907 and 2016 in English and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Notebooks by Leonardo( Book )

14 editions published between 1906 and 1958 in English and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Most of what we know about Leonardo da Vinci, we know because of his notebooks. Some 6,000 sheets of notes and drawings survive, perhaps one-fifth of what he actually produced. With an artist's eye and a scientist's curiosity, he recorded in these pages his observations on the movement of water and the formation of rocks, the nature of flight and optics, anatomy, architecture, sculpture, and painting. He jotted down fables, epigrams, and letters and developed his belief in the sublime unity of nature and man. Through his notebooks we can get an insight into Leonardo's thoughts, and his approach to work and life. This selection, organized in seven themed sections, offers a fascinating and informative sample of his writings. Fully updated, this new edition includes some 70 line drawings and a Preface by Martin Kemp, one of the world's leading authorities on Leonardo, who explores the artist's genius and the contents and legacy of his manuscripts. The book also features new notes and a chronology of Leonardo's life" --from the publisher
Raphael Santi by Edward McCurdy( Book )

6 editions published between 1917 and 2010 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leonardo da Vinci by Edward McCurdy( Book )

13 editions published between 1904 and 1908 in English and Undetermined and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leonardo da Vinci's note-books by Leonardo( Book )

14 editions published between 1906 and 1910 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roses of Paestum by Edward McCurdy( Book )

8 editions published between 1900 and 1912 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leonardo da Vinci : the artist by Edward McCurdy( Book )

8 editions published between 1933 and 1936 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A literary enigma; The Canadian boat song: its authorship and associations by Edward McCurdy( Book )

9 editions published in 1935 in English and Undetermined and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les carnets de Léonard de Vinci by Leonardo( Book )

6 editions published between 1942 and 1999 in French and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Regroupement des diverses notes que Léonard de Vinci, toute sa vie, rédigea à l'occasion de ses innombrables recherches. L'ensemble considérable est distribué sous cinquante sujets ou thèmes dont les deux tiers concernent l'aspect scientifique et le dernier tiers l'aspect esthétique de l'oeuvre
Essays in fresco by Edward McCurdy( Book )

7 editions published in 1912 in English and Undetermined and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fresco, or church wall painting, was a very significant art form during the Gothic period. This book contains essays on fresco murals, including the paintings at Chartres Cathedral
The mind of Leonardo da Vinci; with sixteen illustrations by Edward McCurdy( Book )

2 editions published in 1932 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The notebooks of Leonardo da Vinci by Leonardo( Book )

17 editions published between 1938 and 1977 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

More than fifteen hundred extracts containing the Renaissance genius' maxims, prophecies, fables, letters, and brilliant observations in architecture, painting, physiology, geography, and other fields
Les carnets de Léonard de Vinci by Leonardo( Book )

9 editions published between 1942 and 2004 in French and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les Carnets de Léonard de Vinci by Leonardo( Book )

9 editions published between 1951 and 1995 in French and Undetermined and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The notebooks of Leonardo da Vinci by Leonardo( Book )

12 editions published between 1938 and 1977 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The NoteBooks of Leonardo da Vinci reveal a true Renaissance man, whose habit of rigorous enquiry, observation, and experiment, grounded in a philosophic system, led him to conceive of the universe as an organized cosmos corresponding to a work of art. The scope of his interests and the amount of detail that he undertook with them is revealed here to show a man who could quite clearly be labelled a genius
The thoughts of Leonardo da Vinci as recorded in his "Note-books." by Leonardo( Book )

3 editions published in 1907 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les carnets de Léonard de Vinci by Leonardo( Book )

4 editions published between 1951 and 1954 in French and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Notebooks arranged, rendered into English and introduced by Leonardo( Book )

2 editions published between 1955 and 1958 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The notebooks of Leonardo da Vinci
Alternative Names
Coles McCurdy, Edward Alexander 1871-1957

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Languages
English (271)

French (27)

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The mind of Leonardo da Vinci