Technology and machines

Giorgio T. Bagni & Bruno D’Amore. Leonardo e la matematica. Florence, 2006.

Pierre Duhem. Études sur Léonard de Vinci. 3 vols. Paris, 1906–13. 

Leonardo da Vinci. Engineer and architect, ed. by Paolo Galluzzi. Montreal, 1987.

Ivor Blashka Hart. The mechanical investigations of Leonardo da Vinci. London, 1925. 

Leonardo's machines: secrets and inventions in the Da Vinci codices, ed. by Domenico Laurenza, Mario Taddei & Edoardo Zanon. Florence, 2005. 

Da Vinci’s workshop in the ideal city: codices, machines and drawings, ed. by Massimiliano Lisa, Mario Taddei & Edoardo Zanon. Exhibition catalogue. Milan, 2009.    

Marco Cianchi. Leonardo da Vinci's machines. Florence, 1980.

Sven Dupré. “Optics, pictures and evidence: Leonardo's drawings of mirrors and machinery”, in: Early Science and Medicine 10 (2005): pp. 211-236.

“The making of practical optics: mathematical practitioners’ appropriation of optical knowledge between theory and practice”, in: Mathematical practitioners and the transformation of natural knowledge in early modern Europe, ed. Lesley Cormack. Chicago, forthcoming.

Frank Fehrenbach. “The pathos of function: Leonardo’s technical drawings”, in: Instruments in art and science, ed. H. Schramm, pp. 78-105. Berlin, 2008.

Paolo Galluzzi. Renaissance engineers from Brunelleschi to Leonardo da Vinci. Florence, 1996.

Graham Hollister-Short and Romano Nanni. “Les machines proto-industrielles de Léonard”, in: Journal de la Renaissance 5 (2007): pp. 11-115.

Matthew Landrus. Leonardo da Vinci’s giant crossbow, with foreword by Martin Kemp. Heidelberg, 2010.

Pietro Marani. L’architettura fortificata negli studi di Leonardo da Vinci. Florence, 1984.

Augusto Marinoni. La matematica di Leonardo da Vinci: una nuova immagine dell'artista scienziato. Philips, 1982. 

Augusto Marinoni. Leonardo ingegnere militare. Exhibition catalogue. Milan, 1982. 

Francis C. Moon. The machines of Leonardo da Vinci and Franz Reuleaux: kinematics of machines from the Renaissance to the 20th Century. History of Mechanism and Machine Science, vol. 2. Heidelberg, 2007.

Kenneth Ponting. Leonardo da Vinci: drawings of textile machines. Wiltshire, 1979.

The unknown Leonardo ed. by Ladislao Reti, designed by Emil M. Bührer. New York, 1974. 

Mark Elling Rosheim. Leonardo’s lost robots. Heidelberg, 2006.