Each measures approximately 9
by 13 inches.
We are delighted to offer engravings from the dynamic
and exceedingly rare work of George Andreas Bockler
(1648 – 1685), “Architectura Curiosa Nova” published in
1664 in Nuremberg, Germany. Bockler, a German architect
and engineer from Nuremberg was fascinated with
water-raising devices, mills and other industrial
machinery, fountains and all things mechanical,
especially machines with many gears and complex moving
“Architectura Curiosa Nova” is a comprehensive overview
of the fountains of Europe with an introduction about
the technical side of hydraulic engineering. It shows
many examples of fountains and the differing effects
that can be created by the flow of water through them.
Each engraving is strongly rendered on soft white,
chain-lined paper that is in excellent condition
for a work that is now almost 350 years of age. There is
no foxing and the engravings are very strong, with remarkably beautiful images. The measurements are approximately
9 by 13 inches and a copy of the frontispiece accompanies
each print. It is truly a
wonderful work that not only has historical and
scientific value, but presents these beautiful feats of
engineering and architecture in a superbly decorative
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