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ELEMENTORUM ARCHITECTUR∆ MILITARIS.
Goldmanni, Nicolai.

ELEMENTORUM ARCHITECTUR∆ MILITARIS.

Libri IV. Quorum 1. De Delineationibus. 2. De. Orthograhia & Ichnographia. 3. De Stereomerria & Sciagraphia. 4. De Mechanico modo, & de Offensione. Lugd. Batavor Ex Offician Elsevirian‚ 1643.
1st Ed. Square 8vo. [xxviii] + 322pp. + [i]. Dec. initial letters head and tail pieces. Some light browning, ex-Bibliotheca Publica Collegii Divio Godranii, biographical notes to front blank, contemporary vellum, minor soiling. Text volume only, there was second volume of plates and tables. Nicolaus Goldmann (1611-1632). He taught mathematics, military architecture and, which was uncommon, architectural theory. Apart from the theory of the classical orders, drawing for architects and design techniques, he developed a unique building typology of his own. These writings reflect different parts of his teachings and vary from theoretical treatises to practical handbooks, the above his first, a military engineering textbook.
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