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Nouveau sistème de fortification. [17-?] -- 192 p.
Proposal of a new system of fortification containing several new advantages that may be made of sluices in the fortifying and defending places that are situated on rivers or near the sea as likewise a solution to the first question proposed to the learned in 1708 viz how to make mines or furnaces (fourneaux) each of which you may fire as often as you please without bursting them, & these to be made in such a manner as not to be liable to be flooded ... as likewise a new method of attacking ... more expedite and less bloody than those practised in the last wars. [17-?-]. -- 10 p. -- Partial translation of preceding manuscript. -- Drawing : pen and ink.
Notes extraites d'un memoire sur Maestricht. -- [17-?]. -- 2 p.
Nouvelle construction d'ecluses pur le menagement des eaux, ou maniere d'etablir la navigation dans les plaines des pays ou les eaux sonts rares. -- [17-?]. -- 6 p. -- Methode generale pour tracer sure le papier, ou sur le terrain le trait magistral ... -- 2 p. Nouvelle construction d'ecluses pour empecher l'entree de l'eau sallee d'un havre, dans celle d'un canal, ou riviere navigable ... 7 p. -- These three manuscripts are all written on the same gathering of paper. Premier exemple de l'usage d'un seul reservoir. -- 2 p. This manuscript is loose in the gathering. Drawing : pencil sketch. -- Drawing: pen and ink.
Description par letres de renvoy des principales parties ... des bastions. [17-?] -- 21 p. -- Drawing : pencil sketch.
Discours sur quelques sujets d'architecture. -- [17-?]. -- 14 p.
Untitled fragments. -- [17-?]. -- 34 p. -- Drawing : pen and ink.
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