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L ib IV . D e Natura Fossilium. L ib . X . D e Veteribus & N ovis M etallis. L ib . II. Bei^mannus sive de Re Metallica, D ialogm . L ib . I. C im i In d id b u s diversis, quicquid in Optre tractatum est, pulchr^ demonstrantibus. Basilese, Sum ptibus & T y p is Emanuelis Kdnig.. A lino M . D C . L V I I . , xlvi 11. (i blank); poor pajie r, usually browned). It IS dedicated to the Elector Maurice and the 1657 edition has a short preface on the composition of metals by Cornelius Martini (1567-1621), professor of Lo^iic in Antwerp, a Lutheran who studied in Germany.
IV, viii; 1657, 642-3. , 511, 590; on alum manufacture see Beckmann, (i), II46, i, 180 (alum works in Constantinople, Smyrna, etc. ), and Singer, (4). ^ Fluorspar and its use as a flux are clearly described (lapides sunt gemmarum similes, sed minus duri; fluores . . nostri metallici appellant. . siquidem ignis calore, ut glacies solis liquescunt et fluunt. Varii autem et jucundi colores eis insident. . * Agricola mentions the use of artificial sal ammoniac (sal ammoniacus) as a flux in tinning (aes aut orichalcum, aut ferrum incoquendum argento aut stanno, aut stanno argentario, aut plumbo candido, prius illinitur aceto, in quo sal ammoniacus factitius fuerit resolutus.
P l ic t h o In the same year as Biringuccio’s book, the first book on dyeing, Plichtho, appeared:® Plictho de Larte / de tentori che insegna / tenger pani telle banbasi / et sede si per Larthe magiore / come per la comvne, Venice, M D X L (colophon). Plico D e ll A rte / del T in g ere T v tte / le Sorte di Colore. / D ivisio in T r e Parti. / Prima per imparar a tinger Pani de Lana, & / T e lle , Bombaci in vari colori. / II ^(2), ii, 180. * Browne, Isis, 1935, xxiii, 406 (418). , gives 1557, as from documents published in Madrid in 1646; U.
A History of Chemistry by J. R. Partington