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The Pirotechnica of Vannoccio Biringuccio

Vannoccio Biringuccio; Cyril Stanley Smith; Martha Teach Gnudi

Published by American Institue of Mining and Metallurgical Engineers, New York, 1942
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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"Translated from the Italian with an Introductions and Notes by Cyril Stanley Smith & Martha Teach Gnudi". This book has been inscribed and signed on the frontpaper - "To - Kurt and Anita Rosinger with the compliments of Cyril Stanley Smith - Oct. 1942". The book is very clean with both the spine and the covers having very good, unworn and unbumped edges. The ivory spine is somewhat darkened, with still bright gilt lettering on the spine label. There is a small whitish spot on the back cover. The covers are perfectly attached without any cracking. One of 1,000 copies of this first edition. xxvi, 476 very clean, crisp and tightly bound pages. Some pages are still uncut. Illustrated with early woodcuts. Almost 8 inches by 11 inches. Bookseller Inventory # 12469

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Title: The Pirotechnica of Vannoccio Biringuccio

Publisher: American Institue of Mining and Metallurgical Engineers, New York

Publication Date: 1942

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket

Signed: Signed by Translator

Edition: First Edition

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