THE NOTEBOOKS OF LEONARDO DA VINCI BY EDWARD MACCURDY VOLS I AND II SOLD 27.08.2014.
Published by Jonathan Cape London 1948 5th Impression. Dimensions : 260mm x 197mm x 50mm and 48mm. Weight : 3.400kg net. Condition : Good.
Vol I 655 numbered pages, rough-cut fore-edge. Vol II 640 numbered pages, rough-cut fore-edge. Pale green boards, Vol I with light wear to corners, light scratching to face and 30mm x 5mm dint below decorative gilt globe. Light marking to back board. Spine good with light wear top and tail. Vol II with light wear corners, dint to lower rh edge and scratching to face to rh side of decorative gilt globe. Light marking to back board. Foxing spots on front and back paste-downs and e/p's. Light toning to border edges. Pages of varying widths due to rough-cut finish of fore-edges. Top edges cut finish with dusting and bottom edges rough-irregular cut. Pages and illustrations clean and undamaged. Light usage. Binding tight and fully intact.