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Art and nature

BMJ 2003; 326 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.326.7379.41/a (Published 04 January 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;326:41

Mr. T. A. Cook's Spirals in Nature and Art is a book which will appeal to artists and men of science alike. The author describes it on the title page as “A Study of Spiral Formations, based on the manuscripts of Leonardo da Vinci, with special reference to the architecture of the open staircase at Blois, in Touraine, now, for the first time, shown to be from his designs.” The book will be found extremely interesting, not only because its subject centres in Leonardo da Vinci, that wonderful painter, …

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