First clear work on metallurgy, 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 author — a Siennese metallurgist and armament maker. Illustrated with reproductions of 94 original woodcuts.
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The ore of gold
THE SEPARATION OF GOLD FROM SILVER
THE ART OF CASTING IN GENERAL AND PARTICULAR
MATERIALS AND THE PROCEDURES FOLLOWED
Appendix B Weights and measures
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