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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 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

Le Diverse et Artificiose Machine1588 a cura di Gustina Scaglia, Adriano Caruga e Eugene S. Ferguson.

By: RAMELLI, Agostino.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: (Milan):, Edizioni il Polifilo, (1991).: 1991

Seller ID: S6670LV


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. View more info

MÃ¥rten Triewald's Short Description of the Atmospheric Engine, Published at Stockholm 1734; Translated from the Swedish with foreword, introduction and notes.

By: TRIEWALD, MÃ¥rten (1691-1747 ); Carl SAHLIN; Rhys JENKINS.

Price: $120.00

Publisher: London:, W. Heffer & Sons, 1928.: 1928

Seller ID: BL3333


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 ½'' large, list of works, index. Black-stamped cream printed wrappers. Burndy bookplate. Near fine. Mårten Triewald (1691-1747), "sometimes referred to as Mårten 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, ... View more info