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Furttenbach, Joseph (1591-1667)
MECHANISCHE REISS LADEN, DAS IST, EIN GAR GESCHMEIDIGE, BEY SICH VERBORGEN TRAGENDE LADEN, DIE ABER SOLCHER GESTALT AUSSGERÜSTET WORDEN... AUGSBURG: JOHANN SCHULTES, 1644
Estimate
2,5003,500
LOT SOLD. 3,500 GBP
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Furttenbach, Joseph (1591-1667)
MECHANISCHE REISS LADEN, DAS IST, EIN GAR GESCHMEIDIGE, BEY SICH VERBORGEN TRAGENDE LADEN, DIE ABER SOLCHER GESTALT AUSSGERÜSTET WORDEN... AUGSBURG: JOHANN SCHULTES, 1644
Estimate
2,5003,500
LOT SOLD. 3,500 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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Furttenbach, Joseph (1591-1667)
MECHANISCHE REISS LADEN, DAS IST, EIN GAR GESCHMEIDIGE, BEY SICH VERBORGEN TRAGENDE LADEN, DIE ABER SOLCHER GESTALT AUSSGERÜSTET WORDEN... AUGSBURG: JOHANN SCHULTES, 1644
FIRST EDITION, oblong 4to (152 x 192mm.), folding engraved frontispiece, title printed in red and black within typographical border, 4 folding engraved plates of instruments, by Raphael and Jakob Custos, recent vellum-backed boards, one plate repaired, occasional spotting
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Provenance

Sale in these rooms, 28 July 1994, lot 412, Erwin Tomash

Literature

Tomash & Williams F108; VD17 3:301537

Catalogue Note

The author was an architect and mathematician from Ulm. At the end of the work there is a nine-page catalogue of his previous publications.

The frontispiece is shows allegorical figures of various sciences, pure and applied, with “Mechanica” front and centre.

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