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Papin, Denis
A New Digester or Engine, for softaing Bones, the Description of its Makes and Use in Cookery, Voayages at See, Confectionary, Making of Drinks, Chemistry, and Dying, etc. (pp.105-109, Illustrated by a large en
Acta Eruditorum, 1682-1683. - Leipzig, J.Grossium & Gletitschium, 1682, 4, (1), 402, (6), 21 Kupferstichtafeln 1683, 4, (8), 561, (7) pp., 14 Kuoferstichtafeln, Pergamenteinband d.Zt. etwas fleckig feines Expl. Invention of steam Safety Valve - Entitles Papin to Universal Admiration (Galloway). First Edition of the very first scientific German journal founded by Leibniz and his friend Otto Menck. It was much ahead of its time in its conception and motivation embracing a range of learning that extended well beyond science including theology, philology, law, history as well as science. Besides Papin's famous paper, this volume contains also the book review "Ratio emolliendi ossa, ac omnis generis esculenta quam minimo temporis spatio, & quam minimis sumptibus coquendi. Auctore Dionyso Papino, Parissis 1682 in 12 (1682: pp.306-308) and four important papers by Gottfried Wilhelm von Leibniz (1646-1716) *). The paper of Papin was first published in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society and is so rare that a facsimile edition was deemed necessary in 1966 which is added to the book. Denis Papin (1647-1712) studied medicine, but that is not the field in which he gained his fame. He served as assistant to Huygens and helped introduce improvements in Boyle's air pump. Papin corresponded with Leibniz who introduced Papin's work to Boyle. In consequence Papin went to England as Boyle's assistant in 1675 he never returned to France where, as a protestant, he would have found the atmosphere unpleasant, to say the least. In 1679 he developed a steam digester, in w … [Click Below for Full Description]
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