Detail View: LUNA: Folger Digital Image Collection: A rich cabinet, with variety of inventions: unlock'd and open'd, for the recreation of ingenious spirits at their vacant hours.

Digital Image File Name: 
7458
Source Call Number: 
W1791
Source Creator: 
White, John, d. 1671.
Source Title: 
A rich cabinet, with variety of inventions: unlock'd and open'd, for the recreation of ingenious spirits at their vacant hours.
Source Created or Published: 
1668
Physical Description: 
frontispiece and title page
Digital Image Type: 
FSL collection
HAMNET CATALOG RECORD: 
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Creator (Hamnet): 
White, John, d. 1671.
Title (Hamnet): 
A rich cabinet, with variety of inventions: unlock'd and open'd, for the recreation of ingenious spirits at their vacant hours. Being receits and conceits of severall natures, and fit for those who are lovers of natural and artificial conclusions. As also variety of recreative fire-works both for land, air, and water. And fire-works of service, for sea and shore. Whereunto is added divers experiments in drawing, painting, arithmetick, geometry, astronomy, and other parts of the mathematicks. Collected by J.W. a lover of artificial conclusions.
Title (Hamnet): 
Rich cabinet with variety of inventions in several arts and sciences
Title (Hamnet): 
Rich cabinet with variety of inventions in several arts and siences
Edition (Hamnet): 
The fourth edition, with many additions.
Place of Creation or Publ. (Hamnet): 
London :
Publisher (Hamnet): 
printed for William Whitwood at the sign of the Golden Lion in Duck-Lane near Smith-field,
Date of Creation or Publ. (Hamnet): 
1668.
Physical Description (Hamnet): 
[16], 190, [2] p. : ill. (woodcuts) ; 8⁰.
Subject (Hamnet): 
Recipes -- Early works to 1800.
Subject (Hamnet): 
Fireworks -- Early works to 1800.
Subject (Hamnet): 
Amusements -- Early works to 1800.
Subject (Hamnet): 
Annotations (Provenance) rbprov DFo
Subject (Hamnet): 
Booksellers advertisements. rbgenr
Subject (Hamnet): 
Handbooks, vade-mecums, etc. -- Early works to 1800.
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
Cross, Thomas, fl. 1632-1682, engraver.
Notes (Hamnet): 
With a final advertisement leaf.
Notes (Hamnet): 
First leaf bears "The Authour to his book".
Notes (Hamnet): 
J.W. a lover of artificial conclusions = John White, who signs the introductory epistle.
Notes (Hamnet): 
With an additional title page ([A]2v), engraved, with title "A rich cabinet with variety of inventions in several arts and siences [sic]" and signed: T. Cross fecit.
Citations (Hamnet): 
Wing (CD-ROM, 1996), W1791
Citations (Hamnet): 
ESTC (RLIN) R38596
Folger Holdings Notes (Hamnet): 
cs1497. Bound in old sheep. MS. markings. [A]2 cropped, affecting signature at foot of engr. t.p. Provenance: autographs of George Stanley, 1677; T. Man[?]; James Winstanley, 1682; and T. Willoughby; pencilled note: "from Thomas Thorp"
Call Number (Hamnet): 
W1791