Book/Printed Material Dictionnaire encyclopédique des amusemens des sciences mathématiques et physiques : des procédés curieux des arts, des tours récréatifs & subtils de la magie blanche, & des découvertes ingénieuses & variées de l'industrie Recueil des planches du Dictionnaire encyclopédique des amusemens des sciences mathématiques et physiques

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Title
Dictionnaire encyclopédique des amusemens des sciences mathématiques et physiques : des procédés curieux des arts, des tours récréatifs & subtils de la magie blanche, & des découvertes ingénieuses & variées de l'industrie
Other Title
Recueil des planches du Dictionnaire encyclopédique des amusemens des sciences mathématiques et physiques
Contributor Names
Lacombe, Jacques, 1724-1811.
Bénard, Robert, 1734-
Pre-1801 Imprint Collection (Library of Congress)
Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
Paris : Panckoucke, 1792.
Subject Headings
-  Scientific recreations--Early works to 1800
-  Magic tricks--Early works to 1800
-  Science--Early works to 1800
Notes
-  The folded plates in the text v. are tables.
-  Signatures: pi1 2pi² A-5R⁴ (last leaf blank).
-  The plates in the atlas are signed: Benard direxit.
-  Two plates in the atlas are double.
-  LC copy of the atlas imperfect: wanting t.p. Text v. wanting final blank.
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
-  Copy 3 Atlas formerly shelved at Q164.B4 Copy 1. he04 2010-05-17
-  LAC scc 2018-10-10 update
-  LAC ecr 2018-10-17 review (2 cards)
Medium
[4], vij-viij, 870, [2] p., [2] folded leaves of plates : ill. (woodcuts), music ; 27 cm. (4to) + atlas ([2] p., [88] leaves of plates (86 plates) : ill., music (engravings) ; 30 cm.)
Call Number/Physical Location
AE25 .E5 vol. 8-9
Q164 .L2 Copy 1 Imperfect: atlas wanting. Bookplate of the Library of Brown University, with its release stamp. Bookseller's label: G.E. Stechert & Co., New York.
Q164 .L2 Copy 2 Imperfect: atlas only. With inscription and transmittal letter from G. [?] Radiguet, Radiguet & fils, Paris, to "Mon cher Monsieur", 3 Apr. 1887, [1] leaf, tipped in.
Q164 .L2 Copy 3 A made-up set. Text v. notes that Houdini "bot" the book from the magician Verli (or Le Verli) in March 1909, and that Verli had received it with other material from Robert Houdin. Houdini had the book rebound, and it has his autograph. 1 ms. leaf, with drawing of a stage, laid in. Wanting final blank. Atlas is imperfect, wanting t.p.; spine title is Magic. Has signed port. of Houdini, mounted on p. [2] of cover.
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.rbc/pre1801.47344.1
Library of Congress Control Number
54047344
Language
French
Online Format
image
pdf
Description
The folded plates in the text v. are tables. Signatures: pi1 2pi² A-5R⁴ (last leaf blank). The plates in the atlas are signed: Benard direxit. Two plates in the atlas are double. LC copy of the atlas imperfect: wanting t.p. Text v. wanting final blank. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Copy 3 Atlas formerly shelved at Q164.B4 Copy 1. he04 2010-05-17 LAC scc 2018-10-10 update LAC ecr 2018-10-17 review (2 cards)
LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/54047344
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Lacombe, Jacques, Robert Bénard, Pre-1801 Imprint Collection, and Harry Houdini Collection. Dictionnaire Encyclopédique Des Amusemens Des Sciences Mathématiques Et Physiques: Des Procédés Curieux Des Arts, Des Tours Récréatifs & Subtils De La Magie Blanche, & Des Découvertes Ingénieuses & Variées De L'industrie. Paris: Panckoucke, 1792. Pdf. https://www.loc.gov/item/54047344/.

APA citation style:

Lacombe, J., Bénard, R., Pre-1801 Imprint Collection & Harry Houdini Collection. (1792) Dictionnaire Encyclopédique Des Amusemens Des Sciences Mathématiques Et Physiques: Des Procédés Curieux Des Arts, Des Tours Récréatifs & Subtils De La Magie Blanche, & Des Découvertes Ingénieuses & Variées De L'industrie. Paris: Panckoucke. [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/54047344/.

MLA citation style:

Lacombe, Jacques, et al. Dictionnaire Encyclopédique Des Amusemens Des Sciences Mathématiques Et Physiques: Des Procédés Curieux Des Arts, Des Tours Récréatifs & Subtils De La Magie Blanche, & Des Découvertes Ingénieuses & Variées De L'industrie. Paris: Panckoucke, 1792. Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/54047344/>.

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