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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 ...

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Description
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.
Names
Caus, Salomon de, d. 1626 (Bibliographic antecedent)
Caus, Isaac de, 1590-1648 (Author)
Leak, John (Translator)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1701
Place: 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
Pumping machinery
Machine theory
Fountains
Genres
Books
Engineering drawings
Illustrations
Prints
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.
Statement of responsibility: First written in French by Isaac de Cavs ... And now translated into English by John Leak.
Content: Explanation of the plates and figures on pages 17-34.
Physical Description
Extent: 34 p. 26 pl., illus. 32 cm
Type of Resource
Text
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 39609365
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b13756875
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 25fe3050-c6bd-012f-164e-58d385a7bc34
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