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Digital Image File Name: 
64768
Source Call Number: 
STC 1099 copy 1
Source Creator: 
Babington, John.
Source Title: 
Pyrotechnia or, A discourse of artificiall fire-works: in which the true grounds of that art are plainly and perspicuously laid downe: together with sundry such motions, both straight and circular, performed by the helpe of fire, as are not to be found in
Source Created or Published: 
MDCXXXV. [1635]
Physical Description: 
[p. 2]
Digital Image Type: 
FSL collection
HAMNET CATALOG RECORD: 
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Creator (Hamnet): 
Babington, John.
Title (Hamnet): 
Pyrotechnia or, A discourse of artificiall fire-works: in which the true grounds of that art are plainly and perspicuously laid downe: together with sundry such motions, both straight and circular, performed by the helpe of fire, as are not to be found in any other discourse of this kind, extant in any language. VVhereunto is annexed a short treatise of geometrie, contayning certaine definitions and problemes, for the mensuration of superficies and sollids, with tables for the square root to 25000, and the cubick root to 10000 latus, wherein all roots under those numbers are extracted onely by ocular inspection. VVritten by Iohn Babington gunner, and student in the mathematicks.
Place of Creation or Publ. (Hamnet): 
London :
Publisher (Hamnet): 
Printed by Thomas Harper, for Ralph Mab,
Date of Creation or Publ. (Hamnet): 
MDCXXXV. [1635]
Physical Description (Hamnet): 
[14], 72; [4], 80, 200 p., [2] folded plates : ill. ; 2⁰.
Subject (Hamnet): 
Measurement -- Early works to 1800.
Subject (Hamnet): 
Fireworks -- Early works to 1800.
Subject (Hamnet): 
Geometry -- Early works to 1800.
Subject (Hamnet): 
Roots, Numerical -- Tables.
Subject (Hamnet): 
Annotations (Provenance)
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
Penn, William, 1644-1718, former owner.
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
Droeshout, John, d. 1652, printmaker.
Notes (Hamnet): 
Signatures: pi1 [fleuron]⁶ A-F⁶, chi² A-F⁶ G⁴ (a)-(c)⁶ (D)-(E)⁶ (f)⁶ (G)⁴ (h)⁶ (I)⁴ K-L⁶ M⁸ N-R⁶.
Notes (Hamnet): 
Stationer's Register: Entered 19 January [1635]
Notes (Hamnet): 
With an additional title page, engraved, signed "Io Droeshout scul": Pyrotechnia or a discourse of artificiall fire workes for pleasure ..
Notes (Hamnet): 
"A short treatise of geometrie" has separate dated title page, pagination, and register. It was also issued separately (STC 1100).
Notes (Hamnet): 
Lacking "A short treatise of geometrie".
Citations (Hamnet): 
ESTC (RLIN) S106893
Citations (Hamnet): 
STC (2nd ed.), 1099
Folger Holdings Notes (Hamnet): 
10/16/42. MS. notes. Stained; wormholed. Provenance: signatures of John Barker and John Gretia; bookplate of William Penn Esq. Proprietor of Pensylvania 1703
Call Number (Hamnet): 
STC 1099 copy 1