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1 Belidor Bernard Forest De La Scienza Degli Ingegneri Nella Direzione Delle Opere Di Fortificazione Ed Architettura Civile
Milano A. Spese Degli Editori 1832 Very Good 
Original edition published in the year 1832. Complete in 2 volumes. Collation, 400pp+43pp, 52 folding engraved plates. Bound in contemporary half calf, calf corners, marble boards, flat gilt bands, stamp tooling in compartments, red leather title labels. Calf and boards lightly rubbed/scuffed with minor abrasion wear on edges/corners, hinge joints strong. Both bindings in very good clean firm condition. Internally, no loose pages, no writing, some occasional light spotting/browning. Pages and illustrations in very good clean firm condition. In the rare Italian edition of 1832 edited and translated by Louis Masiero. It is a book full of charm, like all treaties that have blossomed in the late eighteenth and mid nineteenth century, which translated to the people of the technical rules of statics that were beginning to be systematized. No longer just a book of "orders of architecture," based on the proportions of aesthetics, but a treaty in which the proportions of the building resulting from the reasoning of Applied Physics. The Science of Engineers offers a range of knowledge about the age most disparate fields of building technology, but also constitutes one of the first major items of construction technology. Reading the text and browsing the numerous pictorial you try the taste of the rediscovery of the roots of the profession of engineer and "it is stimulated - says Ing. Paul Spinelli, professor of construction technology in Florence - to continue the effort (but in jewels) techniques every day. ".A61 
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