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Machinae novae Favsti Verantii siceni: Cvm declaratione latina, italica, hispanica, gallica, et germanica

Collection Data

Names
Veranzio, Fausto, 1551-1617 (Author)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1595 (Approximate)
Place: Venetiis
Publisher: Cvm privilegiis
Library locations
Rare Book Division
Shelf locator: Parsons *KB+ 1595 (Veranzio, F. Machinæ novæ Favsti Verantii siceni)
Topics
Mechanical engineering -- Early works to 1800
Machinery -- Early works to 1800
Parachutes
Suspension bridges
Inventions
Genres
Books
Notes
Content: Homo volans (pl. 38) and the Dome of Sebenico (Ecclesia Sibenici, pl. 4) are rare. Plates 34-35: Early designs of suspension bridges.
Language: There are copies with Latin and Italian text only; and some with the plates colored.
Date: Regarding imprint date, etc. cf. Riccardi. Bibl. math. ital. (1898) col. 592; and Libri Hist. des sciences math. en Italie, v. 4 (1841) p. 47.
Citation/reference: Brunet V, 1128
Language: Text in five languages, in separately paged parts.
Content: Parsons Collection.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 p. ℓ., 19, 18, 20, 19, 20 p. 49 double plates. 36 cm.
Blank leaf after p. 18 of the second paging.
Engraved title within ornamental border.
Type of Resource
Text
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 11751521
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b13797222
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 3a02a050-c512-0132-bdc0-58d385a7bbd0
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