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Construction of a clock that moves perpetually without ever needing to be wound up, and shows and sounds the hours with exact precision (fig. XVI) ; Design for an hourglass that turns itself over when all the powder has fallen to the bottom (fig. XIX).

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Title
Construction of a clock that moves perpetually without ever needing to be wound up, and shows and sounds the hours with exact precision (fig. XVI) ; Design for an hourglass that turns itself over when all the powder has fallen to the bottom (fig. XIX).
Additional title: Fabricare un horiuolo, che si muova perpetuamente senza mai caricarlo, e con ogni esatezza mostri, e suoni le hore ; Modo di accomodare un'oriuolo a poluere in tal guisa che si volti da se medesimo quando è scorsa giu tutta la poluere.
Names
Lana Terzi, Francesco (1631-1687) (Author)
Collection

Prodromo, ouero, Saggio di alcune inuentioni nuoue premesso all'Arte maestra, opera che prepara il p. Francesco Lana Bresciano della Compagnia di Giesv. Per mostrare li piu reconditi principij della naturale filosofia, riconosciuti con accurata teorica nelle piu segnalate inuentioni, ed isperienze sin'hora ritrouate da gli scrittori di questa materia & altre nuoue dell'autore medesimo. Dedicato alla Sacra Maesta Cesarea del imperatore Leopoldo I.

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1670
Place: Brescia
Publisher: Rizzardi
Library locations
Rare Book Division
Shelf locator: *KB+ 1670 (Lana Terzi, F. Prodromo)
Topics
Inventions
Clocks & watches
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 8851349
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14387140
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 1e08ad70-c6b6-012f-9ff7-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1631: Creator Born
  • 1670: Issued
  • 1687: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Rare Book Division, The New York Public Library. "Construction of a clock that moves perpetually without ever needing to be wound up, and shows and sounds the hours with exact precision (fig. XVI) ; Design for an hourglass that turns itself over when all the powder has fallen to the bottom (fig. XIX)." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1670. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-f3eb-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Rare Book Division, The New York Public Library. "Construction of a clock that moves perpetually without ever needing to be wound up, and shows and sounds the hours with exact precision (fig. XVI) ; Design for an hourglass that turns itself over when all the powder has fallen to the bottom (fig. XIX)." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 1, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-f3eb-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Rare Book Division, The New York Public Library. (1670). Construction of a clock that moves perpetually without ever needing to be wound up, and shows and sounds the hours with exact precision (fig. XVI) ; Design for an hourglass that turns itself over when all the powder has fallen to the bottom (fig. XIX). Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-f3eb-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Construction of a clock that moves perpetually without ever needing to be wound up, and shows and sounds the hours with exact precision (fig. XVI) ; Design for an hourglass that turns itself over when all the powder has fallen to the bottom (fig. XIX).