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History's first clear, comprehensive work on metallurgy, first published in 1540, describing 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 authora Siennese metallurgist and armament makerand his work. Illustrated with reproductions of the 94 woodcuts that graced the original.
Table of Contents
|Foreword to the First Issue||p. v|
|Foreword to the Reissue||p. vii|
|Every Kind of Mineral, In General||p. 13|
|The Semiminerals||p. 77|
|The Separation of Gold from Silver||p. 181|
|The Alloys That Are Formed between Metals||p. 207|
|The Art of Casting in General and Particular||p. 212|
|Methods of Melting Metals||p. 279|
|The Small Art of Casting||p. 323|
|The Procedure of Various Works of Fire||p. 335|
|On Certain Artificial Combustible Materials, and the Procedures Followed in Making Fireworks to be Used in Warfare and for Festivals||p. 403|
|Figures from other sources||p. 447|
|Weights and measures||p. 457|
|List of editions of the Pirotechnia||p. 458|
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