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Source:   New and rare inventions of water-works; shewing the easiest ways to raise water higher than the spring. By which inventi ....


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[Plate XIII. A rare and necessary engine, by which you may give great relief to houses that are on fire.]

Image ID: 486421

[Plate XIII. A rare and necessary engine, by which you may give great relief to houses that are on fire.] (1701)

Image Details

Image Title

:  [Plate XIII. A rare and necessary engine, by which you may give great relief to houses that are on fire.]

Creator

: Caus, Isaac de, 1590-1648 -- Author

Additional Name(s)

: Caus, Salomon de -- Author
Leak, John -- Translator

Alternate Source Title

: Theorie of the conduct of water

Item/Page/Plate

: XIII

Source

: 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 ...

Source Description

: 34 p. 26 pl., illus. 32 cm.

Location

: Stephen A. Schwarzman Building / Rare Books Division

Catalog Call Number

: (Parsons) VDCP+ (Caus. New and rare inventions of water-works)

Digital ID

: 486421

Record ID

: 299623

Digital Item Published

: 2-3-2004; updated 3-25-2011

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