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Pirotechnia

by Vannoccio Biringuccio

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Published by The MIT Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History,
  • Science / History,
  • Science

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages508
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9588316M
    ISBN 100262520176
    ISBN 109780262520171

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      Book Review – “The Pirotechnia of Vannoccio Biringuccio” – translated by C. S. Smith and M. T. Gnudi. This is a translation of the first known printed book on metallurgy. Written a century after the European printing tradition began, it is surprisingly technical, considering that it was published in Established in , the MIT Press is one of the largest and most distinguished university presses in the world and a leading publisher of books and journals at the intersection of science, technology, art, social science, and design.

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First clear work on metallurgy, published indescribing in detail the equipment and processes of 16th-century mining, smelting and metalworking. Pirotechnia book This is the definitive English translation, with a historical introduction to the author — a Siennese metallurgist and armament maker.

Illustrated with reproductions of 94 original woodcuts. De la Pirotechnia is considered to be the first printed book on metallurgy to have been published in Europe. It was written in Italian and first published in Venice in The author was Vannoccio Biringuccio, a citizen of Siena, Italy, who died before it was published.

Further editions were published in,andwith a (sloppy) French translation by Jacques Author: Vannoccio Biringuccio. Hardback or Cased Book. Condition: New. de La Pirotechnia: Libri X.

Doue Ampiamente Si Tratta Non Solo Di Ogni Sorte & Diuersita Di Miniere, Ma Anchora Quanto Si Ricerca Intorno.

Book. Seller Inventory # BBS More information about this seller | Contact this seller 7. Vannoccio Biringuccio was the Siennese metallurgist and armament maker who wrote history's first clear, comprehensive work on metallurgy.

First published inshortly after Biringuccio's death, The Pirotechnia is a lavishly illustrated volume that describes in detail the equipment and processes of 1sixteenth-century mining, smelting, and metalworking.5/5(1).

Pirotechnia. Vannoccio Biringucci. Courier Corporation, Jan 1, - Science - pages. 0 Reviews. First clear work on Pirotechnia book, published indescribing in detail the equipment and processes of 16th-century mining, smelting and metalworking.

This is the definitive English translation, with a historical introduction to the author. Biringucci's work was the first clear and comprehensive book on the subject of metallurgy. Here can be found the first mention of cobalt blue and manganese as well as the use of common salt to separate gold and silver from baser metals.

Collation: *. Vannoccio Biringuccio, sometimes spelt Vannocio Biringuccio (c. – c. ), was an Italian is best known for his manual on metalworking, De la pirotechnia, published posthumously in Born: c.Siena.

Originally printed inthis classic work on the field of metallurgy marked the beginning of a true technological uccio's Pirotechnia is the earliest printed work to cover the whole field of metallurgy.

Originally printed in Venice inthis was the first Author: Vannoccio Biringuccio. Pirotechnia of Vannoccio Biringuccio. by Vannoccio Biringuccio (Author) See all 4 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

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Click Download or Read Online button to get pirotechnia book now. This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. Biringuccio's book under the title of "A Neglected Italian Metallurgical Classic." The article, revised and extended, forms the basis of the introduc- tion to the present volume, and I urge all who take up Pirotechnia to read what Dr.

Smith has written in the Introduction. Biringuccio's work is a. Get this from a library. Pirotechnia. [Vannoccio Biringucci] COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information.

De la pirotechnia: libri X., dove ampiamente si tratta non solo di ogni sorte & diuersita di miniere, ma anchora quanto si ricerca intorno à la prattica di quelle cose di quel che si appartiene à l'arte de la fusione ouer gitto de metalli come d'ogni altra cosa simile à questa.

The Pirotechnia by Vannoccio Biringuccio starting at $ The Pirotechnia has 3 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace. Cellini (Trattati della oreficeria e della scultura) describes their production in detail and lists the best alloys for each color.” The Pyrotechnia of Vannoccio Biringuccio, the MIT Press, translated by Cyril Stanley Smith and Martha Teach Gnudi, Vittoria Cozzi-Olivetti is an Italian metalsmith and translator living in California.

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Pirotechnia. Venice: C. Maesta, 4to. viii,[1] leaves. This was the first printed book dealing with metallurgy. It was “written for the practicing metallurgist, foundryman, dyer, type-founder, glass-maker, and maker of gunpowder, fireworks and chemicals used in warfare.

The second chapter is devoted to alum. Get this from a library. The pirotechnia of Vannoccio Biringuccio: the classic sixteenth-century treatise on metals and metallurgy.

[Vannoccio Biringucci] -- Covers the whole field of metallurgy. Explores the applied metal arts and processes of ore reduction and describes the techniques which had been in development since the Bronze Age.

Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Vannoccio Biringuccio books online. Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles. The technology of printing with movable type, which had been invented in the midth century, was still in its youth when Vannoccio Biringuccio’s comprehensive work on metallurgy, De la pirotechnia, was published in Venice in The phenomenon of the printed book spread knowledge and encouraged literacy in unprecedented ways.

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