The Pirotechnia of Vannoccio Biringuccio

The Pirotechnia of Vannoccio Biringuccio

Carl Purington Rollins, New York, New York, 1942

Description

Collections: Fifty Books of the Year (1943)
Discipline: Book design
Format: Book

Credits

Designer
Carl Purington Rollins
Authors
Cyril Stanley Smith (introduction and notes), Martha Teach Gnudi (introduction and notes)
Translators
Cyril Stanley Smith, Martha Teach Gnudi
Translations
from the Italian
Size
7.5 x 10.5 inches
Pages
xxvi, 476
Quantity printed
1,000
Price
$5.00
Typefaces
English Monotype Bembo, 12 point, 2 point leading, English Monotype Bembo (title page), 30 x 46 picas
Compositor
The Printing-Office of the Yale University Press
Printers
The Printing-Office of the Yale University Press (letterpress), Stoddard Engraving Company (illustrations)
Printing method
letterpress
Illustrations
line engravings made from original illustrations in 1590 edition
Paper
Strathmore Book, ivory antique, sub. 70
Binder
George McKibbin & Son
Binding
Smyth sewn, bound between boards covered with Holliston Record Buckram English finish No. 17107, Chatham paper (on backbone), cloth label
Stamping
genuine gold leaf (on label)
Publisher
The American Institute of Mining and Metallurgical Engineers
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