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The first English book to introduce the concept of “DISTANCING”

While contemplating the concept of Distancing (as a gerund ) I wondered when that happened , and that led me to John Webb 1625-1693, tr. who translated book 8 of Hymen's Præludia... which just happened to be on my to... Continue Reading →

Metaxis discovered Gisbert Cuper and the re)discovery of Harpocrates

388J  Gisbert Cuper. 1644-1716 Gisb. Cuperi Harpocrates, Sive Explicatio imaguncluæ argenteæ perantiquæ; quæ in figuram Harpocratis formata representat Solem. Ejusdem Monumenta Antiqua Inedita. Multi Auctorum loci, multæ Inscriptiones, Marmora, Nummi, Gemmæ, varii ritus, & Antiquitates in utroque Opusculo emendantur &... Continue Reading →

Fascicule XXII 11 more books . Media Plaga ‡ Aprili MMXX

'VIVITUR INGENIO'   392J. Albrecht DÜRER 1471-1528, Translator Giovanni Paolo Gallucci,; 1538-1621? Di Alberto Durero pittore, e geometra chiarissimo. Della simmetria dei corpi humani. Libri quattro : Nuouamente tradotti dalla lingua Latina nella Italiana, da M. Gio. Paolo Gallucci Salodiano. Academico... Continue Reading →

Physiologia Kircheriana Experimentalis

381J Athanasius Kircher 1602-1680 Physiologia Kircheriana Experimentalis, Qua Summa Argumentorum Multitudine & Varietate Naturalium rerum scientia per experimenta Physica, Mathematica, Medica, Chymica, Musica, Magnetica, Mechanica comprobatur atque stabilitur. Quam Ex Vastis Operibus Adm. Revdi. P. Athanasii Kircheri extraxit, & in... Continue Reading →

1496 Theologia naturalis: Raymundus de Sabunde First dated edition 1496

384J Raymundus de Sabunde -1436 Theologia naturalis, sive, Liber creaturarum : specialiter de homine et de natura eius inquantum homo, et de his que sunt ei necessaria ad cognoscendum seipsum [et] deum et omne debitu[m] ad quod homo tenetur et... Continue Reading →

Terentius Comico Carmine 1503

369J Publius Terentius Afer.  185- Terentius Comico Carmine Impressum in nobili Helvecior[um] urbe Arge[n]tina : Per Ioanne[m] Grüninger mira etium arte ac diligentia. 1503                                $7,500... Continue Reading →

A description of the stone in the bladder & pathognomicall signes there of.

126J Wilhelm Fabricius Hildanus 1560-1634. Lithotomia vesicæ: that is, An accurate description of the stone in the bladder : shewing the causes and pathognomicall signes thereof, and chiefely of the method whereby it is to be artificially taken out both... Continue Reading →

Tromp l’oeil of a Dead fly,( quite charming) in the Liber creaturarum 1496

384J Raymundus de Sabunde -1436 Theologia naturalis, sive, Liber creaturarum : specialiter de homine et de natura eius inquantum homo, et de his que sunt ei necessaria ad cognoscendum seipsum [et] deum et omne debitu[m] ad quod homo tenetur et... Continue Reading →

Physiologia Kircheriana Experimentalis

381J Athanasius Kircher 1602-1680 Physiologia Kircheriana Experimentalis, Qua Summa Argumentorum Multitudine & Varietate Naturalium rerum scientia per experimenta Physica, Mathematica, Medica, Chymica, Musica, Magnetica, Mechanica comprobatur atque stabilitur. Quam Ex Vastis Operibus Adm. Revdi. P. Athanasii Kircheri extraxit, & in... Continue Reading →

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