Author:BIRINGUCCIO, Vannoccio; Derek J. PRICE (editor)


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The Pirotechnia of Vannoccio Biringuccio. Translated from the Italian with an introduction and notes by Cyril Stanley Smith & Martha Teach Gnudi.

By: BIRINGUCCIO, Vannoccio; Derek J. PRICE (editor).

Price: $450.00

Publisher: New York:, Basic Books, (1959).: 1959

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: BL3077

Reprint. The Collector's Series in Science. 4to. xxvi, 477 pp. Illus., appendices, index. Gilt-stamped navy blue leather with five raised spine bands, t.e.g., slip case; hinges slightly cracked. Burndy bookplate. Very good. THIS IS A SPECIAL COPY, BOUND BY THE PUBLISHER FOR CYRIL STANLEY SMITH, who was a contributor to this book (see preface). SIGNED BY CYRIL STANLEY SMITH on the front pastedown, 1959. View more info