Ulm [Augsburg?]: [Hans Schultes,the younger?] for Joseph Furttenbach, 1663.
Furttenbach (1591-1667), born in Ulm, studied military architecture and engineering in Italy. Returning to Ulm, he had various high positions in the government especially in military fortifications of the city during the 30 Years War. He was a mathematician, chemist, businessman, builder of ships, bridges, and organs. He wrote numerous treatises on fireworks, military architecture, mathematics, ship building, theatre design etc.[This work is] ĎA German compendium of the mathematical arts, with a strong emphasis on practical and mechanical matters. Furtenbach published texts on many individual topics, especially on various aspects of architecture, from civil to military to 'universal architecture'. In... more information
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