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Böckler, Georg Andreas (Author)
Collection

Theatrum machinarum novum : exhibens aquarias, alatas, iumentarias, manuarias; pedibus, ac ponderibus versatiles, plures, et diversas molas, variis frumentis commolendis, chartæ, & nitrato pulveri apparando, diversis tundendis, serrandis, terebrandis, panno constipando, decorando, aliisquè usibus destinatas, adaptatas ... annexis prætereà organorum, utensilium necessariorum, & utilium, ad hæc apparanda, figuris & explicationibus ...

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1662
Place Term: Coloniæ Agrippinæ
Publisher: Sumptibus Pauli Principis, Technempolæi Noribergici
Library locations
Rare Book Division
Shelf locator: (Parsons) VDCP+ (Böckler. Theatrum machinarum novum)
Topics
Mechanical engineering
Machinery
Mills and mill-work
Pulleys
Gearing
Genres
Prints
Notes
Content : "Papyromylos": p. 23; plates 73-74.

Ownership : Provenance: G.M. Bartoli Aleandri; T.M. Cleland (bookplates).

Content : Signatures: [par.]4 2[par.]² A-G4 (leaf 2[par.]2 blank).

Citation/reference : BN Le livre (1972), 99

Content : Added engraved t.p. reads: Theatrum machinarum novum : exhibens opera molaria et aquatica constructum industria Georgi Andrea Böckleri ... Noribergæ : Sumptibus Pauli Fürstii ..., 1662.

Content : Blank leaf conjugate with added engraved t.p., not counted in collation, follows leaf [par.]4.

Content : Illustrations: 155 prints : engraving ; full-page (plate mark 27 x 20 cm. or smaller). Comprise added t.p. by Mathias van Somer after Böckler and 154 prints from the original ed., chiefly repeated from various sources. Thirty signed B.S. f. or Balt. Schw. (i.e. Balthasar Schwan) and eight signed EK or E. Kieser (i.e. Eberhard Kieser) originally engraved by Schwan or Kieser after J. de Strada and published in the latter's Première-[seconde] partie des desseins artificiaulx de toutes sortes de moulins ... (Franfurt, 1617-1618); cf. preface, p. [3-4]. One signed with monogram OK or KO. Eighteen are reversed and altered copies of prints originally published in Agostino Ramelli's Diverse et artificiose machine (Paris, 1588). Others are reversed and altered copies of prints originally published in Salamon Caus' Raisons des forces mouvantes (Frankfurt, 1615); Georg Agricola's De re metallica (Basel, 1556); and Vittorio Zonca's Novo teatro di machine et edificii (Padua, 1607). No. 73 (papermaking) is from Strada; no. 74 is after Zonca, p. 94. References: Ferguson, E. Various and ingenious machines of Agostino Ramelli, p. 39; Davison, C. Special exhibition of historic books on machines, p. 13, no. 27.

Content : In Latin; brief descriptions in the plates in German.

Content : Tailpiece and ornamental initials.

Citation/reference : Hunter, D. Literature of papermaking, p. 18-19

Content : Translation of: Theatrum machinarum novum, das ist, Neu-vermehrter Schauplatz der mechanischen Künsten ... (Originally published: Nürnberg : In Verlegung Paul Fürsten, 1661).

Citation/reference : Russo, F. Bib. de l'histoire des sciences et des techniques, p. 62

Statement of Responsibility: Per Georgium Andream Bocklerum ... ; ex Germaniâ in Latium recens translatum operâ ... Henrici Schmitz ...
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC : NYPG89-B48809
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b12071715
UUID: 8c4e16d0-c6bc-012f-96ee-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1662: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Rare Book Division, The New York Public Library. "Fig. XXX. Baromylos." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1662. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/5fe9a0b3-5519-68bb-e040-e00a180615c4

Chicago/Turabian Format

Rare Book Division, The New York Public Library. "Fig. XXX. Baromylos." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 1, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/5fe9a0b3-5519-68bb-e040-e00a180615c4

APA Format

Rare Book Division, The New York Public Library. (1662). Fig. XXX. Baromylos. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/5fe9a0b3-5519-68bb-e040-e00a180615c4

Wikipedia Citation

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Fig. XXX. Baromylos.