An Interactive Annotated World Bibliography of Printed and Digital Works in the History of Medicine and the Life Sciences from Circa 2000 BCE to Circa 2020 by Fielding H. Garrison (1870-1935), Leslie T. Morton (1907-2004), and Jeremy M. Norman (1945- ) Traditionally Known as “Garrison-Morton”

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Leonardo da Vinci: Codice sul volo degli uccelli e varie altre materie. Pubblicato da Teodoro Sabachnikoff. Transcrizione e note di Giovanni Piumati; traduzione francese di Carlo Ravaisson-Mollien.

Paris: Edoardo Rouveyre, 1893.

The scientific study of the mechanics of flight begins with Leonardo’s investigations on birds, undertaken during his attempts to build a flying machine. At the time of publication Sabachnikoff owned the manuscript. After publishing this facsimile he donated the original to Umberto I, who turned it over to the Royal Library of Torino. Digital facsimile from the Internet Archive at this link.

Subjects: ART & Medicine & Biology, Biomechanics, ZOOLOGY › Ornithology