Today most people remember Leonardo for his few surviving anatomically correct works of art. They forget that Leonardo spent most of his life experimenting and designing automated machines. He constantly observed the mechanics of nature. He dissected human bodies, carefully recording the workings of muscles and organs. He studied optics, sound and light, gravity, heliocentric celestial mechanics, physical geology, fluid dynamics, and especially the flight of birds.
Arrrgh me hearties! Treat yourself to these rousing tales of mayhem on the Spanish Main. Listen to the history of pirates, buccaneers, marooners, and their exploits, along with several interpretive biographies of encounters with REAL pirates, including Henry Morgan, Blackbeard, and others.
This is a whimsical Edwardian handbook of short observations, to help navigate that peculiar emotion called LOVE. The perfect engagement gift! Hear how things have changed in 100 years...or have they?