The Leonardo Da Vinci Puzzle Codex

Riddles, Puzzles and Conundrums Inspired by the Renaissance Genius

Author: Tim Dedopulos,Richard Wolfrik Galland

Publisher: Carlton Books

ISBN: 9781780974217

Category: Games

Page: 256

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With his fertile mind, creative imagination, and scientific approach, Leonardo da Vinci was centuries ahead of his time and many of his works reputedly hold secrets in the form of codes and puzzles. Inspired by da Vinci's art and writings, this codex offers more than 150 enigmas, from logic problems to code breaking, all beautifully illustrated in the style of the master."

Leonardo Da Vinci's Inventive Puzzles

Inspired by the Renaissance Genius

Author: Richard Wolfrik Galland

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781787390867

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Page: 144

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With his fertile mind, creative imagination, and scientific approach, Leonardo da Vinci was centuries ahead of his time--and many of his works reputedly hold secrets in the form of codes and puzzles. Inspired by da Vinci's art and writings, this codex offers more than 80 enigmas, from logic problems to code breaking, all beautifully illustrated in the style of the master.
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The Knights of the Round Table Puzzle Quest

Riddles, Conundrums and Puzzles Inspired by the Legend of King Arthur

Author: Gerry Souter,Janet Souter,Richard Wolfrik Galland,D. M. Giangreco

Publisher: Carlton Books

ISBN: 9781780976150

Category: Knights and knighthood

Page: 256

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This deluxe puzzle book will whisk you away on a stunning journey through the intrigues of the Arthurian court, taking in the characters that have enchanted audiences for nearly a thousand years. All the rich, dramatic stories of the Round Table are interwoven to create 120 of the best puzzles ever, in varying levels of difficulty. No puzzle enthusiast will be able to resist this gorgeously illustrated mix of folklore, legend, and history.

Wonders of the World: Extreme Spot the Difference

Author: Richard Wolfrik Galland

Publisher: Thunder Bay Press

ISBN: 9781626862494

Category: Games & Activities

Page: 176

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Dig into the details of the wonders of the world. Stonehenge. The pyramids. The coliseum. The places that truly inspire wonder are presented here in forty-two stunning high-resolution photographic images, in nearly identical pairs. This unique puzzle book invites readers to spot nearly 100 minor differences in two side-by-side images of the world’s most beloved relics and monuments. From a small fishing vessel missing from the water behind Croatia’s Pula Roman Arena in one shot to the façade of a humble building changed from green to red, these minor but plentiful differences are intended to challenge the experienced visual puzzler. The perfect mental challenge to keep brain synapses firing, Wonders of the World: Extreme Spot the Difference even includes a unique and reusable spotter’s grid that lies overtop the pages and can be written on and erased, keeping the beautiful images pristine and ready to be used time and time again.

Sports and Games: Extreme Spot the Difference

Author: Richard Wolfrik Galland

Publisher: Thunder Bay Press

ISBN: 9781626862500

Category: Games & Activities

Page: 176

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Time out—those pictures aren’t the same! In side-by-side photographs of such quality the games seem to spring to life, tiny discrepancies await the discerning eye. Sports and Games: Extreme Spot the Difference features forty-two pairs of nearly identical photographs riddled with minute inconsistencies. The average photo puzzler will quickly spot differences like the different logos on a football field, but it’s subtler discrepancies like the decorative shrubbery added to the background of another photo that make this book a challenge for the experienced examiner. Test your own powers of perception in this advanced spot-the-difference book of puzzles tailored to the sports enthusiast. The perfect mental challenge to keep brain synapses firing, Sports and Games: Extreme Spot the Difference even includes a unique and reusable spotter’s grid that lies overtop the pages and can be written on and erased, keeping the beautiful images pristine and ready to be used time and time again.

Leonardo Da Vinci's Treatise of Painting

The Story of The World's Greatest Treatise on Painting - Its Origins, History, Content, And Influence

Author: Richard Shaw Pooler

Publisher: Vernon Press

ISBN: 1622739884

Category: Art

Page: 396

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This book traces the story of the world's greatest treatise on painting - Leonardo Da Vinci's "Treatise of Painting". It combines an extensive body of literature about the Treatise with original research to offer a unique perspective on: • Its origins, and history of how it survived the dispersal of manuscripts; • Its contents, their significance and how Leonardo developed his Renaissance Theory of Art; • The development of both the abridged and complete printed editions; • How the printed editions have influenced treatises and art history throughout Europe, the Eastern Mediterranean, and America from the Seventeenth to the Twentieth Centuries.
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Leonardo ́s Lost Robots

Author: Mark Rosheim

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9783540284406

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 188

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This book reinterprets Leonardo da Vinci's mechanical design work, revealing a new level of sophistication not recognized by art historians or engineers. The book reinterprets Leonardo's legacy of notes, showing that apparently unconnected fragments from dispersed manuscripts actually comprise cohesive designs for functioning automata. Using the rough sketches scattered throughout almost all of Leonardo's notebooks, the author has reconstructed Leonardo's programmable cart, which was the platform for other automata. Through a readable, lively narrative, the author explains how he reconstructed da Vinci's designs.

Cities of the World: Extreme Spot the Difference

Author: Richard Wolfrik Galland

Publisher: Thunder Bay Press

ISBN: 9781626862487

Category: Games & Activities

Page: 176

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Metropolitan challenges for the discerning eye. Take a look—a close look—at the world’s most beautiful cityscapes, from Mumbai to Manhattan, and everywhere in between. Cities of the World: Extreme Spot the Difference features forty-two stunning images of these metropolitan wonders. Designed to challenge experienced “spot-the-difference” puzzlers, these seemingly identical side-by-side photos contain nearly 100 incongruities each. From an obvious firework added to one skyline, to a tricky-to-spot now-you-see-it-now-you-don’t bridge in the mid-ground of Manhattan, each find brings the puzzle closer to completion. The perfect mental challenge to keep brain synapses firing, Cities of the World: Extreme Spot the Difference even includes a unique and reusable spotter’s grid that lies overtop the pages and can be written on and erased, keeping the beautiful images pristine and ready to be used time and time again.

Freud's Italian Journey

Author: Laurence Simmons

Publisher: Rodopi

ISBN: 9789042020115

Category: Psychology

Page: 282

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Freud's Italian Journey takes the psychoanalytical texts of Freud on the visual arts and literature as its objects for analysis. While the biographical figure of Freud appears throughout its pages, it is not simply a psychobiographical reading of Freud, his personal circumstances and their relationship to his texts. Rather the processes of interpretation begun by Freud are turned on Freud himself, thus eventually displacing and questioning his theoretical mastery. Freud's Italian Journey also argues that Freud's interest in, frequent journeys to, and obsession with Italy profoundly shaped and informed his elaboration of psychoanalysis. The volume organizes its material around the major Italian cities which were the destinations of Freud's travel, and the sites of the artworks he examined. Freud's many Italian holidays were crucial for his self-analysis and methodology, but it is also argued here that his papers on Italian subjects must be read as texts marked by fascination and allurement, crossed with anxiety and resistance, inscribed by memory and forgetting. Journeys to Italy heightened Freud's sense of the visual, and it is contended that the visual dimension of Freud's writing is crucial to an understanding of his elaboration of the theory of psychoanalysis. The relation between image and text is at the heart of Freud's analysis of works of art as he founds a critical methodology in which the two are interrelated, image illustrating idea and idea needing to express itself in image, but neither finally resolvable into the other. Thus the argument of Freud's Italian Journey follows as its model the famous elaboration of the fort: da game by Freud, moving back and forth between Freud's life and his texts, between psychoanalytical and philosophical systems, between the written and the visual. This leads to the broader conclusion that Freud might provide the key to a new practice of criticism, and a new way of 'seeing' and understanding visual images.