[NEANDER, Johann Christoph (?)]

Beschreibung einer Maschine, worauf man sich von Höhen sicher und bequem herunter lassen kann. Leipzig: bey Gerhard Fleischer dem Jüngern. 1802. [Bound with:]
NEANDER, Johann Christoph. Beschreibung eines Fuhrwerks zur bequemen und leichteren Fortschaffung der Wasser-Tonnen beim Feuerlöschen imgleichen zu Brief-Postwagen, in Fabriken, beim Garten- und Chausseebau, auf Leinwandbleichen, zur Straßenreinigung, und besonders zum Transport des Wassers auf und von Anhöhen vorzüglich brauchbar.

Berlin: Bei Oehmigke dem Jüngern.1800

2 works in 1 volume, 4to, 16 pages, 1 stilted engraved plate; 2 leaves, pp. (5)–13, (3), 1 folding engraved plate. Half-title to the second work, old library stamp on title of first work. Contemporary half calf and marbled boards, small red morocco label in upper corner of upper cover.

FIRST EDITIONS. The first work is on a fire escape, by which a person may lower himself down the outside of a building, and the second is a description of a water barrel mounted on wheels for use against fires or for transporting water to wherever it might be needed. The first work is anonymous, and has no preliminary matter other than the title-page. Both are rare, particularly the first.

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