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Auction 90, Lot 420

"Machines and Models",

Subject: Machinery

Period: 1782 (published)


Color: Black & White

11.5 x 15 inches
29.2 x 38.1 cm

This is the atlas volume only to an encyclopedia called "Mechanical Machines and Implements of Husbandry". It contains 55 copper engraved plates of various machines such as ploughs or horse hoes, turnip slicing machine, apparatus for drying madder, wind mills, beehive, looms, silk reels, saw mill, machine for grinding glass, crane, pumps, fishing equipment, etc. Original binding, paper covered boards with raised leather spine. Binding rubbed but sound. Plates all clean and on fine thick paper.


Condition: A

Estimate: $600 - $750

Sold for: $200

Closed on 3/15/2000