MORETTI (TOMASO) A General Treatise of Artillery: or, Great Ordnance, 1683
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MILITARY MORETTI (TOMASO) A General Treatise of Artillery: or, Great Ordnance, 1683
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MORETTI (TOMASO) A General Treatise of Artillery: or, Great Ordnance... Translated... with Notes Thereupon, and Some Additions out of French for Sea-Gunners. By Sir Jonas Moore, woodcut frontispiece, 7 folding woodcut plates, folding letterpress table, without the dedication to George Wharton and advertisement leaves (as often), contemporary calf, rebacked [Wing M2726], 8vo, A.G. and J.P. for Obadiah Blagrave, 1683

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  • This second English edition of Moretti's Trattato dell'artigliera includes an appendix on "artificial fire-works for war and delight" by Sir Abraham Dager, and a 4-page "definition of geometry" with diagrams.
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