Pirotechnia of Vannoccio Biringuccio

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The American institute of mining and metallurgical engineers , New York
Mineral industries -- Early works to 1800., Metallurgy -- Early works to 1800., Metal-
Statementtranslated from the Italian with an introduction and notes by Cyril Stanley Smith & Martha Teach Gnudi. Publication sponsored by the Seeley W. Mudd memorial fund.
GenreEarly works to 1800.
SeriesSeeley W. Mudd series
ContributionsSmith, Cyril Stanley, 1903- ed., Gnudi, Martha Teach, 1908- tr., American Institute of Mining and Metallurgical Engineers. Seeley W. Mudd Memorial Fund.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTN144 .B4513 1942
The Physical Object
Paginationxxvi, 476 p., 1 l. incl. front., illus., diagrs.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6448411M
LC Control Number43001117
OCLC/WorldCa3942024

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).

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Vannoccio Biringucci. Courier Corporation, Jan 1, - Science - pages. 0 Reviews. First clear work on metallurgy, published indescribing in detail the equipment and processes of 16th-century mining, smelting and metalworking. 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 by Vannoccio Biringuccio by Vannoccio Biringuccio The following text was written by Vannoccio Biringuccio, an Italian master craftsman in smelting and metalworking, born in.

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Biringuccio was born in Siena as the son of Paolo Biringuccio, presumably an architect, and Lucrezia di Bartolommeo Biringuccio. De Re Metallica Paperback. The book first addresses the principal ores — gold, silver, copper, lead, tin, and iron — and the making of steel and brass.

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The Pirotechnia of Vannoccio Biringuccio in. The pirotechnia of Vannoccio Biringuccio: the classic sixteenth-century treatise on metals and metallurgy by Biringucci, Vannoccio, ?Pages: 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 : Vannoccio Biringuccio. The Pirotechnia of Vannoccio Biringuccio () (Translated from the Italian by Cyril Stanley Smith and Margaret Teach Gnudi) Robert S.

Williams Cite This: J. Chem. Educ. 20 3 Cited by: 1. Translated from the Italian with an introduction by Cyril Stanley Smith & Martha Teach Gnudi. The Seeley W. Mudd Series: Reprinted, "Vannoccio Biringuccio (c c), was an Italian metallurgist. He is best known for his manual on metalworking, De la pirotechnia, published posthumously in Vannoccio Biringuccio, (born Oct.

20,Siena [Italy]—died c. ), Italian metallurgist and armament maker, chiefly known as the author of De la pirotechnia (; “Concerning Pyrotechnics”), the first clear, comprehensive work on metallurgy.

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Smith and M. 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. the pirotechnia Download the pirotechnia or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format.

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In metallurgy: After Italian Vannoccio Biringuccio, was entitled De la pirotechnia (Eng. trans.,The Pirotechnia of Vannoccio Biringuccio, ).The other, by the German Georgius Agricola, was entitled De re uccio was essentially a metalworker, and his book dealt with smelting, refining, and assay methods (methods for determining the metal content of.

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[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.

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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Biringuccio, Vannocio (vän-nô`chō bērēn-go͞ot`chō), –c, Italian is best known for his practical manual of metallurgy, De la pirotechnia (, tr. ). As a young man Biringuccio learned about metallurgy through visits to forges and foundries.Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Dover Earth Science: Pirotechnia of Vannoccio Biringuccio by Vannoccio Biringuccio (, Paperback) at the best online prices at eBay!

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