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Creator:
La Chapelle, abbé de, ca. 1710-ca. 1792
Title(s):

Traité de la construction théorique et pratique du scaphandre, ou, Du bateau de l'homme : approuvé par l'Academie Royale des Sciences / par M. de la Chapelle, Centeur Royal, de l"Académie de Lyon, de celle de Rouen, & de la Société Royale de Londres.

Additional Title(s):

Du bateau de l'homme

Published/Created:
A Paris : Chez Debure pere, Quai des Auguistins, au coin de la rue Gît-le Cœur, maison du Notaire : MDCCLXXV [1775]
Physical Description:
xlviij, 328, [6] p., [2] folded leaves of plates : ill. ; 17 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
VK1477 .L33 1775
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Engravings by J. Robert.
Errors in paging: 210, 212, 322 numbered 110, 112, 22, respectively.
Head and tail-pieces.
"Extrait des registres de l'Académie royale des sciences, du 3 Septembre 1774" : p. xxiij-xxxj.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Errata: p. xlviij.
BAC: British Art Center copy in original printed paper marbled wrappers, as issued.
Subject Terms:
Life preservers -- Early works to 1800.
Lifesaving -- Early works to 1800.
Lifesaving -- Early works to 1800.
Lifesaving -- Equipment and supplies -- Early works to 1800.
Form/Genre:
Engravings -- 1775.
Contributors:
Le Reynie de la Bruyère, Louis.
Académie royale des sciences (France)
Robert, J., ill.
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