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An introduction to a general system of hydrostaticks and hydraulicks, philosophical and practical : wherein the most reasonable and advantageous methods of raising and conducting water, for the watering noblemens and gentlemens seats, buildings, gardens, &c., are carefully (and in a manner not yet publish'd in any language) laid down : containing in general a physico-mechanical enquiry into the original and rise of springs, and of all the hypotheses realating thereto ... : deduc'd from the theory of Archimedes, Gallileo, Torricelli, Boyle, Wallis, Plot ... : reduc'd to practice by Vitruvius, Bockler, de Caus ... : illustrated and explain'd by sixty copper cuts, done by the best hands ... collected from the best of the Italian and French designs (together with some new ones of the author's own invention) ... : in two volumes Preview this item
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An introduction to a general system of hydrostaticks and hydraulicks, philosophical and practical : wherein the most reasonable and advantageous methods of raising and conducting water, for the watering noblemens and gentlemens seats, buildings, gardens, &c., are carefully (and in a manner not yet publish'd in any language) laid down : containing in general a physico-mechanical enquiry into the original and rise of springs, and of all the hypotheses realating thereto ... : deduc'd from the theory of Archimedes, Gallileo, Torricelli, Boyle, Wallis, Plot ... : reduc'd to practice by Vitruvius, Bockler, de Caus ... : illustrated and explain'd by sixty copper cuts, done by the best hands ... collected from the best of the Italian and French designs (together with some new ones of the author's own invention) ... : in two volumes

Author: Stephen Switzer; Thomas Astley; Stephen Austen; Lawton Gilliver
Publisher: London : Printed for T. Astley ... S. Austen ... and L. Gilliver ..., 1729.
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Switzer, Stephen, 1682?-1745.
Introduction to a general system of hydrostaticks and hydraulicks, philosophical and practical.
London : Printed for T. Astley ... S. Austen ... and L. Gilliver ..., 1729
(OCoLC)719396821
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Switzer; Thomas Astley; Stephen Austen; Lawton Gilliver
OCLC Number: 7743535
Notes: Paged continuously.
Includes index.
Description: 2 volumes (xxxii, [4], 274, 10, [5], 276-413, [14] pages, 50 [i.e. 60] leaves of plates (some folded) : illustrations ; 26 cm (4to)
Responsibility: by Stephen Switzer.

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