Nollet

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Like Hulot, Nollet illustrates only plain, not ornamental, turning. But the works on turning in the 18th century are few, and all are of interest to the ornamental turner. This book is a practical course of study in the sciences. Volume 1 therefore describes tools for working in wood, metal, and glass to build apparatus. The lathe, of course, figures prominently.

While the Abbé Nollet, a prolific popularizer of science and technology, did write one volume of the Descriptions des arts et métiers, this book is not a part of that project/series.

A good digitization is available freely online:

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Nollet. L'art des experiences (1770, v1, Gallica)

Nollet, Jean-Antoine, Abbé. L'art des experiences, ou avis aux amateurs de la physique, sur le choix, la construction et l'usage des instruments . Vol. 1. Paris: [sold by] P.E.G. Durand, 1770.

The plates illustrating the lathe and other basic shop tools appear at the end of the first part of this volume, midway through the volume (images 279 - 294 of the PDF).

This is the digitization by the Bibliothèque nationale de France available online in their Gallica digital library. BnF Identifier: ark:/12148/bpt6k96499090 . The icon at left links to the presentation of this volume at Gallica. Here is a local copy of the PDF: nollet-1770-l-art-des-experiences-v1-gallica-bpt6k96499090-f1n576c2.pdf

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Nollet. L'art des experiences (1770, v2, Gallica)

Nollet, Jean-Antoine, Abbé. L'art des experiences, ou avis aux amateurs de la physique, sur le choix, la construction et l'usage des instruments . Vol. 2. Paris: [sold by] P.E.G. Durand, 1770.

This is the digitization by the Bibliothèque nationale de France available online in their Gallica digital library. BnF Identifier: ark:/12148/bpt6k96307631 . The icon at left links to the presentation of this volume at Gallica. Here is a local copy of the PDF: nollet-1770-l-art-des-experiences-v2-gallica-bptcb31023634m-f1n622.pdf

This work has also been digitized elsewhere.

An online browsable copy at adequate resolution is available at the Max Planck Institute: http://echo.mpiwg-berlin.mpg.de/MPIWG:SRMUTAY6 While not downloadable (at least as far as I can figure), it has the possible advantage of a CC-BY-SA license as opposed to Gallica's noncommercial use license.

It has also been digitized by the Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers (CNAM) and is available their Conservatoire numérique des Arts et Métiers (CNUM) digital archive. Unfortunately, this is a low-resolution digitization with illustrations not suitable for serious use. http://cnum.cnam.fr/CGI/redir.cgi?12C15

It has been digitized by Google from the New York Public Library copy (Google ID: OKUAAAAAMAAJ), but, as usual, they did not fold out the plates when digitizing it so the result is useless.