LEUPOLD, Jacob (1674-1727). Theatri machinarum hydraulicarum. Tomus I. Oder: Schau-Platz der Wasser-Bau-Kunst. Leipzig: Christoph Zunckel, 1724. 2° (355 x 230mm). Title printed in red and black, 52 folding engraved plates by Johann-Gottfriend Krügner numbered I - LI and LIII, woodcut diagrams and decorations in the text (some staining and creasing at edges, a few small holes, text lightly browned). Contemporary vellum (lower upper joints splitting, staining). Provenance: H. F. NORMAN MD (bookplate). FIRST EDITION. Norman 1339: "The present work is the second of a ten-volume series entitled Theatrum machinarum, each volume of which is complete in itself." Norman calls for just 51 plates numbered I - LI; our copy has an additional plate numbered LIII but no plate LII.
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