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GENNETÉ, Claude Léopold. Nouvelle construction de cheminées,
Liège : 1760Second edition, preceded by the rare Paris edition of 1759. An important work on chimneys and their ventilation: "the latest technology on making chimneys draw properly and preventing smoke in rooms" (Deborah Howard, William Adam, Architectural Society of Scotland, 1990; who also notes that James Adam acquired a copy in Belgium "at the start of his... Learn More£325.00
Stock Code: 113696
WORCESTER, Edward Somerset, second marquess of. A Century of Names and Scantlings of such Inventions,
London : 1746A most attractive copy of the second edition, considerably less common than the first of 1663. This is a fascinating catalogue of inventions, albeit eclectic and rather sketchy, by the ingenious Edward Somerset, second marquess of Worcester, which includes his self-styled "admirable and most forcible Way to drive up Water by Fire" apparently an early... Learn More£750.00
Stock Code: 144848