A discussion of interesting books from my current stock at


October 2022

The Letters of Ficino 1497

The Letters of Marsilio Ficino represent an essential core of his thought and influence as a chief architect of the Platonic and Hermetic revival, the philosophical and revelatory center of the new learning that was revamping religious vision and humanistic... Continue Reading →

16th century English theology Six interesting books!

598J Walter Travers 1547 or 1548-1635. And translated by Thomas Cartwright.1535-1603. A Full and Plaine Declaration of Ecclcsiasticall Discipline owt off the Word off God, and off the declininge off the Churehe off England from the same.   [Heidelberg] : Imprinted... Continue Reading →

Founder of Experimental biology ! Francesco Redi;  (1626-1697)  & Women with Microscopes! 1671

470J Francesco Redi;  (1626-1697)  Smarrito  Francisci Redi, patritii aretini, Experimenta circa generationem insectorvm :  ad nobilissimum virum Carolvm Dati. Amstelodami : Sumptibus Andreae Frisii,  1671. Price $1,800 Duodecimo 13½ x 7½ cm. Signatures: *⁶ A-O¹² P⁶. The frontispiece is a Woman scientist looking through a... Continue Reading →

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