Artis Magnae Artilleriae, pars prima. K-30
Artis Magnae Artilleriae, pars prima. K-30
Artis Magnae Artilleriae, pars prima. K-30
Artis Magnae Artilleriae, pars prima. K-30
Artis Magnae Artilleriae, pars prima. K-30
Artis Magnae Artilleriae, pars prima. K-30
Artis Magnae Artilleriae, pars prima. K-30
Artis Magnae Artilleriae, pars prima. K-30
Artis Magnae Artilleriae, pars prima. K-30
Artis Magnae Artilleriae, pars prima. K-30
Artis Magnae Artilleriae, pars prima. K-30
Artis Magnae Artilleriae, pars prima. K-30
Artis Magnae Artilleriae, pars prima. K-30
Artis Magnae Artilleriae, pars prima. K-30
Artis Magnae Artilleriae, pars prima. K-30
Artis Magnae Artilleriae, pars prima. K-30
Artis Magnae Artilleriae, pars prima. K-30
Artis Magnae Artilleriae, pars prima. K-30
Artis Magnae Artilleriae, pars prima. K-30
Artis Magnae Artilleriae, pars prima. K-30
Artis Magnae Artilleriae, pars prima. K-30
Artis Magnae Artilleriae, pars prima. K-30
Artis Magnae Artilleriae, pars prima. K-30
Artis Magnae Artilleriae, pars prima. K-30
Artis Magnae Artilleriae, pars prima. K-30
Artis Magnae Artilleriae, pars prima. K-30

Artis Magnae Artilleriae, pars prima. K-30

Author: Siemienowicz Casimir, 1600 - 1651

Title: Artis Magnae Artilleriae, pars prima.

Title in English: The Great Art of Artillery, Part One. 

Published: Apud Ioannem Ianssonium, Amsterodami, 1650.

Format: folio (30.2 x 19.8 cm). 

Binding: contemporary calf binding.

First edition of this ‘volume difficile a trouver’ (Brunet). This record of the arms history, which for over two centuries was used in Europe as a basic artillery manual, was meant to have second part, but the author died soon after publishing the first one. The present edition was quickly followed by a French (1651) and then a German (1676) and an English translations (1726).

Siemienowicz (c. 1600 - c. 1651) was a Polish-Lithuanian artillery general, military engineer and pioneer of rocketry.

Provenance: Bessinge (shelf paper label on the upper pastedown).

Reference: Brunet V, 377. [ref: 86053].