About the cover image

The “sailing chariot” on the front cover is reproduced from an illustration in a seventeenth-century scientific work, Dr. John Wilkins’s Mathematical Magic: or, the Wonders That May Be Performed by Mechanical Geometry (London 1680). From a copy in The University of Iowa Libraries.


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