Theatrum machinarum hydrotechnicarum...

Leipzig Bernhard Christoph Breitkopfs und Sohn 1774 Second edition 2nd edition. Folio, Contemporary full calf with some ware and loss to ends of spine . Collation: [12] 1-184 [4]p., with 51 copper-engraved plates. Internally this is a clean and bright copy with only minor spotting. Very Good Contemporary calf (Item ID: 0000222)


Leupold unlike his contemporary Newton was a designerand builder of instruments. In this work Leupold provides information and illustration of numerous devices that he built that were useful in handling water. This is a posthumous reprinting of his earlier edition in 1724,which was the 2nd volume of his larger work, Theatrum machinarum.

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