LEUPOLD, JACOB. 16741727.
Theatrum machinarum generale [-hydraulicarum], Shau-Platz des Grundes mechanischer Wissenschafften. Leipzig: Christoph Zunkel, 1724-5.
2 works in 3 volumes. Folio (383 x 230 mm). [xx], 188, ; [xiv], 172, ; , 165,  pp. Titles in red and black. 71, 53, and 52 folding engraved plates respectively. Period speckled boards. Final 10 plates chewed at fore-edge touching neatline of a few, boards heavily rubbed.
FIRST EDITION of the first and second parts of Leupold's multi-volume work, each part of which is complete in itself. The first systematic treatment of mechanical engineering. Brunet III 1033.