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[Plate XVIII. This plate declares the motion, and wheelwork of Neptune, and other figures represented in the foregoing plate.]

Image ID: 486426

[Plate XVIII. This plate declares the motion, and wheelwork of Neptune, and other figures represented in the foregoing p... (1701)

Image Details

Image Title

:  [Plate XVIII. This plate declares the motion, and wheelwork of Neptune, and other figures represented in the foregoing plate.]

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

: XVIII

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

: 486426

Record ID

: 299628

Digital Item Published

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

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