S. da Sabio, Vinegia, 1537
102. Tartaglia produced this pioneering work in the study of ballistics and how it can benefit from mathematical analysis. He was able to demonstrate convincingly the true path of a cannonbal fired from a cannon and how it would not be straight, but follow a curved trajectory.
The table of contents (following the title page) calls for 5 books, when, in fact, there are only 3.
Colophon: [Printer's device] In Vinegia per Stephano da Sabio, ad instantia di Nicolo Tartalea brisciano il qual habita a San Salvador, 1537.
Signatures: *4 A-L4(A4blank).