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    Vannoccio Biringuccio,Cyril Stanley Smith,Martha Teach Gnudi
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Vannoccio Biringuccio, sometimes spelt Vannocio Biringuccio (c. 1480 – c. 1539), was an Italian metallurgist. He is best known for his manual on metalworking, De la pirotechnia, published posthumously in 1540

Vannoccio Biringuccio, sometimes spelt Vannocio Biringuccio (c. He is best known for his manual on metalworking, De la pirotechnia, published posthumously in 1540. Biringuccio was born in Siena as the son of Paolo Biringuccio, presumably an architect, and Lucrezia di Bartolommeo Biringuccio. He was baptised on October 20, 1480.

The pirotechnia of Vannoccio Biringuccio. Title page, De la pirotechnia, 1540, Science History Museum. The translation of Pirotechnia was by Cyril Stanley Smith, a senior chemist on the Manhattan Project, and Martha Teach Gnudi. Vannoccio Biringuccio. Both books were illustrated with extensive, beautiful woodcuts. The majority of the work is devoted to the more technical aspects of metalworking (such as the mining, assaying and smelting of ores), but Biringuccio also provides insights into the humanistic philosophy of the Italian Renaissance References.

Translated by Cyril Stanley Smith and Martha Teach Gnudi He was baptized on October 20 of that year with the given names Vannoccio Vincenzio Austino Luca.

Translated by Cyril Stanley Smith and Martha Teach Gnudi. The author of this book, Vannoccio Biringuccio, was a master c a t m n in the rfsa practices of smelting and of metalworking. Contrary to the customs of a trade, Biringuccio was moved to impart his knowledge to all and thus he has given us the earliest handbook on metallurgy-in fict, the first printed book dealing with the applied metal arts and the processes of ore reduction. He was baptized on October 20 of that year with the given names Vannoccio Vincenzio Austino Luca.

The Pyrotechnia of Vannoccio Biringuccio, the MIT Press, translated by Cyril Stanley Smith and Martha Teach Gnudi . By Vannoccio Biringuccio. Translated by Vittoria Cozzi-Olivetti. Metalsmith Magazine – 1985 Winter.

The Pyrotechnia of Vannoccio Biringuccio, the MIT Press, translated by Cyril Stanley Smith and Martha Teach Gnudi, 1942. Vittoria Cozzi-Olivetti is an Italian metalsmith and translator living in California.

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Vannoccio Biringuccio was the Siennese metallurgist and armament maker who wrote history's first clear, comprehensive work on metallurgy. First published in 1540, shortly 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.For centuries, this famous work has been a standard reference in the field of metals and metallurgy. It is especially valuable today as a vital source of information on the state of technology in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries.The book first addresses the principal ores — gold, silver, copper, lead, tin, and iron — and the making of steel and brass. It then introduces semiminerals, from quicksilver and sulphur to manganese and rock crystal, and describes the assaying and preparing of ores for smelting. Other topics include the making of alloys, the art of casting, methods of melting metals, and the making of fireworks.This edition of The Pirotechnia has been reprinted from the authoritative translation published by The American Institute of Mining and Metallurgical Engineers, and is complete with an historical introduction to Biringuccio and his work. It also contains reproductions of the 94 woodcuts from the original 1540 edition, which depict centuries-old technologies ranging from the recovery of mercury with a distilling bell to a machine for boring guns.

Meztisho
A great book about the sixteenth century's metal treatment. It's extensive reading, but is worth it. Thanks.
Pooker
This is not an easy book to read. It predates Agriccola's De Re Metallica by several years, and has not yet made the bridge of thought from alchemy into chemistry. As a result, the section on fireworks speaks of principles of air and such to explain how they work.
Additionally, many of the usages are different than we think of them today. For example, in the production of Aqua Fortis (nitric acid), one of the steps involves the use of red alum. After 10 years of research, I finally figured out that this referred to alunite, a mineral alum found in a certain mine in Italy which contained a high level of iron.
Given the difficulty in interpreting what is being said, it is still an invaluable book to researchers in the field. It contains valuable information about the thought and processes in use in Italian metallurgy in the 16th century.