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Morland, Samuel, Sir, 1625–1695

Tuba stentoro-phonica : an instrument of excellent use, as well as at sea, as at land : invented and variously experimented in the year 1670 : and humbly presented to the Kings most excellent Majesty Charles II, In the year, 1671 / by S. Morland ; the instruments (or speaking-trumpets) of all sizes and dimensions, are made and sold by Mr. Simon Beal, one of His Majesties Trumps. in Suffolk-street.

London : Printed by W. Godbid, and are to be sold by M. Pitt at the White-Hart in Little-Britain, 1672.
Physical Description:
[2], 14 p., [1] leaf of plates : ill. ; 31 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
VK584.S6 M67 1672+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
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With a frontispiece portrait of Morland engraved by Pierre Lombart; after Peter Lely.
Includes three engravings illustrating varieties of speaking trumpets, and two engravings illustrating the passage of sound waves through the instrument.
Title page printed in red and black.
Wing, D.G. Short-title catalogue of books printed in England, Scotland, Ireland, Wales, and British America, and of English books printed in other countries, 1641-1700 (2nd ed.), M2784
English short title catalogue, R32122
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in Cambridge-style sprinkled calf. Has bound with it: A brief and plain description of the five orders / Simon Bosboom. London : Printed for Robert Pricke, 1676 - The times mended, or, A rectified account of time by a new luni-solar year / R. W.. London : Printed by E. Tyler ..., 1681 - Architects store-house / collected and set forth by Robert Pricke. London : Printed for Rob. Pricke ..., 1674.
Subject Terms:
Gobid, W. -- Printer
Megaphones -- Early works to 1800.
Sound -- Early works to 1800.
Woodcuts -- 1672.
Engravings -- 1672.
Lombart, Pierre, 1612-1682, engraver.
Lely, Peter, Sir, 1618-1680, ill.
Godbid, William, printer.
Pitt, Moses, active 1654-1696, bookseller.

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