The Anatomical, Physiological and Embryological Drawings of Leonardo da VinciWith more than 1200 reproductions of drawings by the master's own hand, this book is the definitive and most complete collection of Leonardo's anatomical drawings currently in print. Here Leonardo's notebooks have been arranged according to the systems of the body in order to indicate the full extent of his anatomical work. This book will captivate curious laymen, medical professionals, and art and history enthusiasts alike. Also included are: Translations of Leonardo's anatomical notes which were written in his cryptic reverse handwriting. These translations provide an unusual glimpse into Leonardo's creativity and genius.Extensive commentary from the editors.A thorough background of Leonardo's life that reintroduces him to the world not just as a master artist, but as a brilliant scientist.