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Lot nr:209
Book nr:34506
Author:LEUPOLD, Jakob
Title:Theatrum Machinarum Hydraulicarum. Schau-Platz der Wasser-Künste
Town:Leipzig
Publisher:by dem Autore und Joh. Friedr. Gleditschens
Year:1724-25
Description:2 parts in 1 vol. in-f° (35 x 23 cm), [6] lvs, 172, [2] pp ; [10] lvs, 165-[5] pp and 107 engravings on 105 folding plates (showing mechanical movement through water...) Complete. Title pages printed in red and black. Some foxing. Pastiche binding in full calf, with blind tooling
Note:Ref. Berlin Kat. 1787. Second edition of this work on hydraulic architecture and machinery. Pictured in great detail in the plates are water-mills, water-wheels, steam engines, pumps, wells, and water-scoops.
Price:€800 - €1000
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