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Vaucanson, Jacques de 1709-1782

Overview
Works: 48 works in 116 publications in 5 languages and 727 library holdings
Genres: History  Conference proceedings  Biography 
Roles: Artist
Classifications: ML1055, 789.7
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jacques de Vaucanson
Le mécanisme du fluteur automate = An account of the mechanism of an automaton : or, Image playing on the German-flute by Jacques de Vaucanson ( Book )
38 editions published between 1738 and 1985 in 4 languages and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A description of the life-size, automated flute player constructed by the author
An account of the mechanism of an automaton, or, Image playing on the German-flute : as was presented in a memoire to the gentlemen of the Royal-Academy of Sciences at Paris by Jacques de Vaucanson ( Book )
7 editions published between 1742 and 1979 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Le Mécanisme du fluteur Automate ... Par M. V. auteur de cette machine. Avec la description d'un canard artificiel ... et ... celle d'une autre figure ... jouant du tambourin et de la flute, etc by Jacques de Vaucanson ( Book )
2 editions published in 1738 in Undetermined and French and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Études séritechniques sur Vaucanson by Isidore Hedde ( Book )
1 edition published in 1876 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Vaucanson à Lyon en 1744. Documents historiques pour servir à l'histoire de la ville de Lyon au XVIIIe siècle, recueillis et publiés par P.-M. Gonon by Pierre-Marie Gonon ( Book )
2 editions published in 1844 in French and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An Account of the Mechanism of an Automaton ... playing on the German Flute, translated out of the French ... by J. T. Desaguliers by Jacques de Vaucanson ( Book )
1 edition published in 1742 in Undetermined and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Verhandeling van het zamenstel van drie zig-zelfs-beweegende werktuygen. by Jacques de Vaucanson ( Book )
2 editions published in 1743 in Dutch and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Papers by Jacques de Vaucanson ( )
in French and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Three A.L.S., two to Deidier and one to "Messieurs les freres jubié," Ms. (8 p.): "De la filature des soies ... par M. Vaucanson, " and Ms. (published in 1770): "Explication des figures du tour la soie par M. Vaucanson, " with 9 engraved plates (Plates I-VI and soiled duplicates of three of these) dated 1770 ; in French
Le méćanisme du fluteur automate, presenté a messieurs de l'Académie royale des sciences [microform] by Jacques de Vaucanson ( Book )
1 edition published in 1738 in French and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
De Vaucanson, Jacques, 1709-1782
Vaucanson
Vaucanson, ... 1709-1782
Vaucanson, J. de (Jacques), 1709-1782
Vaucanson, Jacques de
Vaucanson, Jacques de, 1709-1782
Vaucanson, Mr. (Jacques), 1709-1782
Languages
French (56)
English (31)
German (7)
Spanish (3)
Dutch (2)