Böckler | Theatrum machinarum novum, 1686
BÖCKLER, GEORG ANDREAS
Theatrum machinarum novum, exhibens aquarias, alatas, jumentarias, manuarias, pedibus, ac ponderibus versatiles, plures et diversas molas. Nuremberg: Paul Fürst, 1686
Folio (355 x 222mm.), additional engraved title-page (dated 1662), 154 engraved plates, modern calf, new endpapers, some light browning, short tear in pl.78 without loss, first few leaves slightly chipped or wormed in margins, front free endpapers strengthened, binding lightly scratched
The plates include illustrations of windmills, roasting-spits, fans, water-pumps and fountains.
George A. Elliot, ownership inscription to front free endpaper; Franklin Institute Library, bookplate
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