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The Art of Water-Drawing, Published by Henry Brome, at the Gun in Ivie Lane London 1659 and 1660, with introduction and diagram by Rhys Jenkins.

By: D'ACRES R.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Cambridge:, Newcomen Society, 1930.: 1930

Seller ID: BL3263


Facsimile reprint. [Series]: Newcomen Society for the Study of the History of Engineering and Technology, Extra Publication no. 2. 8vo. xv, [8], 41, [2] pp. Frontis. Black-stamped cream boards with paper label. Burndy bookplate. Near fine. Reprint from ". . .One of the earliest works by an English writer concerning the apparatus for the raising of water, and perhaps the first attempt at the classification and analysis of such machines. . ." - Christies (Sale 1201 lot 50). View more info

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.

By: D'ACRES, R.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Cambridge:, for the Newcomen Society, 1930.: 1930

Seller ID: S6604


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. View more info