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THEATRUM MACHINARUM UNIVERSALE 1st ed. (1736/7) both volumes
1736. Very good/like the pictures (the only remarks are chafing/damage to the cover [especially its horns] and back [damage to the skin of its ends; see pictures]). There are all pages/nothing is missing. Interesting leather cover - half-cut red? - from the era/original. Dimensions: length 53 cm, width 32 cm, thickness (ridge) 3,5 cm. Weight: 2.6kg = 5lb 11.71oz. Dear All, I am selling the following item: Dutch publication - it's 1st edition - in two volumes (binded together): + Horst Tielemann van der, "Theatrum machinarum universale; / of keurige verzameling / van verscheide grote en zeer fraaie / waterwerken, schutsluizen, waterkeringen, ophaal- en draaibruggen. / Met hare Gronden, Opstallen en Doorgefnedens (...) door Tileman van der Horst en in 't koper gebragt door Jan Schenk. I deel.", 1st ed., Petrus Schenk, Amsterdam 1736, pp. 2 + 14 + 25 numbered illustrations (copperplates);+ Polley Jacob, "Theatrum machinarum universale; / of keurige verzameling / van verscheide grote en zeer fraaie / waterwerken, schutsluizen, waterkeringen, ophaal- en draaibruggen. / Met hare Gronden, Opstallen en Doorgefnedens (...) door Tileman van der Horst en in 't koper gebragt door Jan Schenk. II deel", 1st ed., Petrus Schenk, Amsterdam 1737, pp. 2 + 12 + 24 (copperplates). A total of 49 folded copperplates - some with double numbering - of various sizes. Their "height" is the same as the "length" of work (53 cm). As for the "width" of the illustration: one is 48 cm wide; twenty six have a width of between 55 and 57 cm; four are 66 cm wide; four are between 60 and 64 cm wide; three are 8 … [Click Below for Full Description]
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