Hanover: Nicholas Förster, 1717.
First Edition. Hardcover (Quarter Leather). Very Good Condition. Item #045346
Early leather backed marbled boards, recornered in vellum. Wear at edges, front hinges a little rubbed but binding sound. Old ownership marks to title, scattered foxing and browning, heavier in spots. With the frontis from the French edition (1714) and 15 folding plates. ,318,pp.
The first German edition, first published in French in 1714 (with only 12 plates). An important book on fireplace design and ventilation. Gauger's advances formed the underpinnings of the designs of Benjamin Franklin and Count Rumford. Size: Octavo (8vo). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Science & Technology; Cooking, Wine & Dining. Inventory No: 045346.