Auction 443 / Lot n° 38

PAPACINO d'ANTONI, Alessandro Vittorio (1714-1786) - Esame della polvere. turin: Stamperia reale, 1765. An interesting work which collects observations and experiences on gunpowder, illustrated with some ingenious machines. 8vo (199 x 127mm). Woodcut coat of arms of Savoy house on the title-page, decorated initials, headpieces and numerous diagrams, 9 engraved folding plates (some browning, foxing and soiling). Contemporary calf, gilt spine, marbled edges (some rubbing and chipping).

Auction: 22 January 2018 at 15:00

Estimate 120 - 180€

Sold 120€
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