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Pirotechnia.

Vannoccio Biringucci

Pirotechnia.

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Published by The M. I. T. Press, Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mineral industries -- Early works to 1800.,
  • Metallurgy -- Early works to 1800.,
  • Metal-work.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[Translated from the Italian with an introd. and notes by Cyril Stanley Smith & Martha Teach Gnudi.]
    SeriesM.I.T. paperback series -- 48
    The Physical Object
    Pagination477 p.
    Number of Pages477
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15181544M
    LC Control Number59006712


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Inspired by Biringuccio’s De la pirotechnia (On working with fire), first published inTemplum Elementorum is a stylized version of the alchemical furnace known as the Tower of Athanor, as pictured in Biringuccio’s book.