Engineering and Technology 1650-1750 : Illustrations and Texts from Original Sources by Jensen, Martin
Dover Publications Inc. | 28 March 2003
Paperback | 207 pages
Highly readable text features more than200engravings that encompass engineering projects dealing with surveying, leveling, materials, hand tools, lifting equipment, transport and erection, piling, bailing, water supply, hydraulic engineering, and more. Specific projects include transporting a 50-ton stone to the Louvre, erecting an obelisk, building timber locks, and dredging canals."