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Fig. XXXVII. Hippomylos.

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Fig. XXXVII. Hippomylos.
Böckler, Georg Andreas (Author)

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 ...

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Date Issued: 1662
Place: Coloniæ Agrippinæ
Publisher: Sumptibus Pauli Principis, Technempolæi Noribergici
Library locations
Rare Book Division
Shelf locator: (Parsons) VDCP+ (Böckler. Theatrum machinarum novum)
Mechanical engineering
Mills and mill-work
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
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NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12071715
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 8e9f9fb0-c6bc-012f-9a7d-58d385a7bc34
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  • 1662: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
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Fig. XXXVII. Hippomylos.