CART

(0) items

The Pirotechnia,9780486261348

The Pirotechnia

by
ISBN13:

9780486261348

ISBN10:
0486261344
Media:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
4/17/2013
Publisher(s):
Dover Publications
List Price: $18.08

Rent Textbook

(Recommended)
 
Term
Due
Price
$9.04

Buy New Textbook

In Stock Usually Ships in 24-48 Hours
$17.63

Used Textbook

We're Sorry
Sold Out

eTextbook

We're Sorry
Not Available

More New and Used
from Private Sellers
Starting at $15.51

Questions About This Book?

Why should I rent this book?
Renting is easy, fast, and cheap! Renting from eCampus.com can save you hundreds of dollars compared to the cost of new or used books each semester. At the end of the semester, simply ship the book back to us with a free UPS shipping label! No need to worry about selling it back.
How do rental returns work?
Returning books is as easy as possible. As your rental due date approaches, we will email you several courtesy reminders. When you are ready to return, you can print a free UPS shipping label from our website at any time. Then, just return the book to your UPS driver or any staffed UPS location. You can even use the same box we shipped it in!
What version or edition is this?
This is the edition with a publication date of 4/17/2013.
What is included with this book?
  • The New copy of this book will include any supplemental materials advertised. Please check the title of the book to determine if it should include any CDs, lab manuals, study guides, etc.
  • The Rental copy of this book is not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. You may receive a brand new copy, but typically, only the book itself.

Summary

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 Issuep. v
Foreword to the Reissuep. vii
Introductionp. ix
Acknowledgmentsp. xxvi
Every Kind of Mineral, In Generalp. 13
The Semimineralsp. 77
Assayingp. 135
The Separation of Gold from Silverp. 181
The Alloys That Are Formed between Metalsp. 207
The Art of Casting in General and Particularp. 212
Methods of Melting Metalsp. 279
The Small Art of Castingp. 323
The Procedure of Various Works of Firep. 335
On Certain Artificial Combustible Materials, and the Procedures Followed in Making Fireworks to be Used in Warfare and for Festivalsp. 403
Figures from other sourcesp. 447
Weights and measuresp. 457
List of editions of the Pirotechniap. 458
Bibliographyp. 462
Table of Contents provided by Publisher. All Rights Reserved.


Please wait while the item is added to your cart...