De la pirotechnia

Biringucci, Vannoccio
C. Navò, 1540

38. Chemistry in the 1500s

Biringucci's work was the first clear and comprehensive book on the subject of metallurgy. Here can be found the first mention of cobalt blue and manganese as well as the use of common salt to separate gold and silver from baser metals.
Collation: *8, A-X8.
Colophon: Stampata in Venetia per Venturino Roffinello. Ad instantia di Curtio...

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38. Chemistry in the 1500s

Biringucci's work was the first clear and comprehensive book on the subject of metallurgy. Here can be found the first mention of cobalt blue and manganese as well as the use of common salt to separate gold and silver from baser metals.
Collation: *8, A-X8.
Colophon: Stampata in Venetia per Venturino Roffinello. Ad instantia di Curtio Nauo. & fratelli. Del M.CCCCC.XL.
Full title: De la pirotechnia. Libri .x. dove ampiamente si tratta non solo di ogni sorte & diuersita di miniere, ma anchora quanto si ricerca intorno à la prattica di quelle cose di quel che si appartiene à l'arte de la fusione ouer gitto de metalli come d'ogni altra cosa simile à questa. Composti per il s. Vanoccio Biringuccio Sennese. Con priuilegio apostolico & de la Cesarea Maesta & del illustriss. Senato veneto.