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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 XV. An engine by which galata shall be presented, which shall be drawn upon the water by two dolphins, going in a right line and returning of her self, while a cyclope plaies upon a flajolet.

Image ID: 486423

Plate XV. An engine by which galata shall be presented, which shall be drawn upon the water by two dolphins, going in a ... (1701)


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Image Title

:  Plate XV. An engine by which galata shall be presented, which shall be drawn upon the water by two dolphins, going in a right line and returning of her self, while a cyclope plaies upon a flajolet.

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

: XV

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

: 486423

Record ID

: 299625

Digital Item Published

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

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