Item #65521 Science Illustration: A History of Visual Knowlege from the 15th Century to Today. Anna Escardó, Julius Wiedemann.

Science Illustration: A History of Visual Knowlege from the 15th Century to Today

Köln (Cologne): TASCHEN. Hardcover. 436pp. Folio. In publisher's shrinkwrap. Due to the weight of this item, extra shipping charges may apply. New / New. Item #65521
ISBN: 9783836573320

"This XL-sized book collects more than 300 graphic works that range from original sketches to technical drawings, and from meticulous hand illustrations to computer-generated images.The Western scientific revolution that started in the 14th century catapulted humankind into a completely new way of understanding how nature and the world around us behaved. Whether it was diseases caused by viruses or the vast galaxies of the cosmos, a new army of professionals turned their minds to unlocking and reshaping the universe of our experience with a dialectic positioned between theory and evidence. The field of illustration and the development of knowledge became inseparably intertwined, as can be seen by the majestic works shown in this book that were produced by the scientists and artists who specialized in this combined field.Explore here the work of more than 700 scientists and over 300 discoveries in anatomy, physics, chemistry, astronomy, mechanics, and many other scientific fields, through the visual works that bring them to life."

Price: $80.00

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