The pirotechnia of Vannoccio Biringuccio.

Biringucci, Vannoccio.

Published by Basic Books, New York, 1959
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Reprinting of the 1942 edition produced by the American Institute of Mining and Metallurgical Engineers, which was a complete translation of Biringuccio's Venice,1540 work on metallurgy and fireworks. The translation is by Cyril Stanley Smith and Martha Teach Gnudi and includes copies of the original woodcut illustrations. Smith and Gnudi added historical notes, bibliography, and an introduction. This edition contains a new introduction by Smith. One of the "Collector's Series in Science" publications. Small folio. 477 pp. Publisher's quarter cloth. In original slipcase, which is sunned. Very Good condition. Bookseller Inventory # 22449

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Title: The pirotechnia of Vannoccio Biringuccio.

Publisher: Basic Books, New York

Publication Date: 1959

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