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[Plate XIII. A rare and necessary engine, by which you may give great relief to houses that are on fire.]

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Names
Caus, Salomon de (Author)
Caus, Isaac de (1590-1648) (Author)
Leak, John (Translator)
Collection

New and rare inventions of water-works; shewing the easiest ways to raise water higher than the spring. By which invention, the perpetual motion is proposed, many hard labours performed, and varieties of motions and sounds produced ...

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1701
Place Term: London
Publisher: Printed for T. Shelmerdine
Library locations
Rare Book Division
Shelf locator: (Parsons) VDCP+ (Caus. New and rare inventions of water-works)
Topics
Hydraulic engineering
Notes
Ownership : Parsons Collection

Content : Caption- and running-title, p. [1]-16: The theorie of the conduct of water. Running title, p. 18-34: Of forcible movements.

Content : Second edition corrected: Adorned with 61 cuts.

Content : Translated into English by John Leak.

Content: Translation of Isaac de Caus' "Nouvelle invention de lever l'eau," 1644, which was based on Salomon de Caus' "Les raisons des forces movvantes auec diuerses machines," Francfort, 1615. Includes descriptions and illustrations of various musical automata and of a hydraulic barrel-organ.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC : 39609365
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b13756875
UUID: 2aec1770-c6bd-012f-f313-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1701: Issued
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

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Rare Book Division, The New York Public Library. "[Plate XIII. A rare and necessary engine, by which you may give great relief to houses that are on fire.]" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1701. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47db-beda-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Rare Book Division, The New York Public Library. "[Plate XIII. A rare and necessary engine, by which you may give great relief to houses that are on fire.]" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 3, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47db-beda-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Rare Book Division, The New York Public Library. (1701). [Plate XIII. A rare and necessary engine, by which you may give great relief to houses that are on fire.] Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47db-beda-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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[Plate XIII. A rare and necessary engine, by which you may give great relief to houses that are on fire.]