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1 D'ACRES, R. The Art of Water-Drawing, published by Henry Brome, at the Gun in Ivie Lane London 1659 and 1660. With introduction and a diagram by Rhys Jenkins.
Cambridge: for the Newcomen Society, 1930. 1930 
230 x 170 mm. 8vo. xv, 41 pp. Frontis. Boards, printed title label; offsetting to endleaves. Very good. Facsimile of a rare book believed to be the earliest work by an English writer devoted to the subject and the first attempt at the classification and analysis of machines. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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2 RAMELLI, Agostino. Le Diverse et Artificiose Machine1588 a cura di Gustina Scaglia, Adriano Caruga e Eugene S. Ferguson.
(Milan): Edizioni il Polifilo, (1991). 1991 
360 x 248 mm. Large 4to. xl, 338, xlvii-lxxxviii pp. Illus., figs. Green cloth, dust jacket, slip case; lower case extremity split. Very good. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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3 TRIEWALD, M�rten (1691-1747 ); Carl SAHLIN; Rhys JENKINS. M�rten Triewald�s Short Description of the Atmospheric Engine, Published at Stockholm 1734; Translated from the Swedish with foreword, introduction and notes.
London: W. Heffer & Sons, 1928. 
Facsimile reprint. [Series]: Newcomen Society for the Study of the History of Engineering & Technology, Extra Publication no. 1. 8vo. xii, [5 leaves], 52 pp. Illus., including a beautiful folding plate 18 5/8�� by 12 ��� large, list of works, index. Black-stamped cream printed wrappers. Burndy bookplate. Near fine. M�rten Triewald (1691-1747), �sometimes referred to as M�rten Triewald the Younger, was a Swedish merchant, engineer and amateur physicist...Triewald�s mercantile activities took him to London, and in 1716 he was employed as an inspector at a coal mine in Newcastle, where he studied mechanics and the steam engines used there, and made improvements to them. He returned to Sweden in 1726 and at Dannemora mine and built a steam engine there under the designation �fire and air machine� (eld- och luftmachin in archaic Swedish). This steam engine is believed to be the first steam engine in Sweden that was put to practical and industrial use....�-Wikipedia. The plate in this book, reproduced from the original copper etching, depicts this amazing machine. 
Price: 120.00 USD
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4 [RAMELLI, Agostino] GNUDI, Martha Teach. The Various and Ingenious Machines of Agostino Ramelli: A Classic Sixteenth-Century Illustrated Treatise on Technology. Translated from the Italian and French with a biographical study of the author by Martha Teach Gnudi. Technical annotations and a pictorial glossary by Eugene S. Ferguson.
New York: Dover, (1976). 1976 
305 x 228 mm. Large 8vo. 604 pp. Frontis., 195 illus., figs., bibliog., index. Cloth, pictorial dust-jacket. Fine. Cloth issue. 
Price: 80.00 USD
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