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    Charles Harvard Gibbs-Smith
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    0714818143
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    978-0714818146
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    Phaidon Press Ltd (March 16, 1978)
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    116 pages
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Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519) is famous for creating some of the greatest works of ar.

Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519) is famous for creating some of the greatest works of art. Of all time! But besides being a brilliant artist, da Vinci was also a scientist, engineer and inventor. A sketch of a device very similar to da Vinci’s appears in a manuscript by an unknown author which predates the pyramid-shaped parachute with a wooden frame that was drawn by Leonardo in the famous Codex Atlanticus. What is more, there is evidence of parachute-like devices being used in China as early as the 11th century.

Charles Harvard Gibbs-Smith (22 March 1909 – 3 December 1981) was a British polymath historian of aeronautics and aviation

Charles Harvard Gibbs-Smith (22 March 1909 – 3 December 1981) was a British polymath historian of aeronautics and aviation. His obituary in the Times described him as "the recognised authority on the early development of flying in Europe and America" Richard P. Hallion called him "The greatest of all historians of early aviation". Charles Gibbs-Smith was born in Teddington, Greater London in 1909 to a medical family which included in its line John Harvard, the founder of Harvard College.

Leonardo da Vinci (1452–1519) was an Italian polymath, regarded as the epitome of the "Renaissance Man", displaying skills in numerous diverse areas of study

Leonardo da Vinci (1452–1519) was an Italian polymath, regarded as the epitome of the "Renaissance Man", displaying skills in numerous diverse areas of study. Whilst most famous for his paintings such as the Mona Lisa and the Last Supper, Leonardo is also renowned in the fields of civil engineering, chemistry, geology, geometry, hydrodynamics, mathematics, mechanical engineering, optics, physics, pyrotechnics, and zoology.

Author of Aviation, The Wright brothers, The invention of the aeroplane, 1799-1909, A history of flying, The inventions of Leonardo da Vinci, A brief history of. .

Author of Aviation, The Wright brothers, The invention of the aeroplane, 1799-1909, A history of flying, The inventions of Leonardo da Vinci, A brief history of flying, from myth to space travel, The Bayeux Tapestry, Sir George Cayley (1773-1857). The invention of the aeroplane, 1799-1909.

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Gibbs-Smith Ch. Charles Scribner's Sons, 1978

Gibbs-Smith Ch. Charles Scribner's Sons, 1978. 116 p. - ISBN: 0684157373. As an inventor Leonardo was an astonishing genius. Also included in this book are some of Leonardo's beautiful drawings from nature. Categories: Art\Design: Architecture.