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Artillery -- Early works to 1800, Artillery, Explosives -- Early works to 1800, Military art and science -- Early works to 1800, Military art and science, Guilds -- Germany, Guilds, Explosives, Germany, Codices, Pen and wash drawings, Treatises, Manuscripts German, Manuscripts Renaissance
German Language and Literature | Military History | Renaissance Studies
Porter, D. (2022, December 09). Penn Library's LJS 442 - [Buch von den probierten Künsten]. (Video Orientation). [Video file.] Retrieved from https://repository.upenn.edu/sims_video/185
Video Orientation to the University of Pennsylvania Library's LJS 442, a manual concerning the manufacture and use of gunpowder, ammunition, mines, grenades, flares, smokescreens, and traps, as well as the loading and firing of cannons. Concludes with a copy of the privileges of the guild of cannon-masters (Buchsenmaister) as granted by Frederick III in 1444 (f. 126r-133v).
Probably written in Bavaria, in the late 16th century.
Digital copies and a full record are available through Franklin: https://franklin.library.upenn.edu/catalog/FRANKLIN_9949206643503681
Record on Internet Archive, with a link to a PDF: https://archive.org/details/ljs442