Jacob Cunon (Cuno) - translation

A short description of the ingenious, new and astronomical automaton clock, of which the like has not existed before this time. Master Jacob Cunon of Frankfurt

Catalogue no: 1113
Dewey No: Subject(s): Public Timekeeping
Author(s): Jacob Cunon (Cuno) - translation
Total pages: 6 Illustrations: 0 Language(s): English Publication date: unknown
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Dimensions: 330mm x 205mm Condition: Reasonable, a little dog-eared
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A typewritten translation from a manuscript written by the 16th century astronomer, Jacob Cuno of Frankfurt The text gives a full description of this highly complex astronomical clock and ends, "And I have no doubt that this my Automaton will be assigned to sacred buildings in which it will be guarded as a treasure, and an honour to the town itself, and will be esteemed by all connoisseurs".
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