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Early views from microscopes. Curiosa sive Rerum Minutissimarum Observationes 1705.

566J Philippo Buonanni  or Bonanni (1638-1725) Micrographia Curiosa sive Rerum Minutissimarum Observationes, quae ope Microscopii recognitae et expressae curiosorum Naturae Exploratorum utilitati proponuntur.      Romæ, typis Antonii de Rubeis,1703     $4,000 Small Quarto: 23 x  15 cm. Signatures:   π1 a-m⁴ n⁶ .  (page count, 1 preliminary leaf, 106 pages frontispiece, 38 plates (some folded)... Continue Reading →

Early views from microscopes. Curiosa sive Rerum Minutissimarum Observationes 1705.

566J Philippo Buonanni  or Bonanni (1638-1725) Micrographia Curiosa sive Rerum Minutissimarum Observationes, quae ope Microscopii recognitae et expressae curiosorum Naturae Exploratorum utilitati proponuntur.      Romæ, typis Antonii de Rubeis,1703     $4,000 Small Quarto: 23 x  15 cm. Signatures:   π1 a-m⁴ n⁶ .  (page count, 1 preliminary leaf, 106 pages frontispiece, 38 plates (some folded)... Continue Reading →

The Seven Wonders of the World!

Philo byzantius. De Septem orbis spectaculis, Leonis Allatii opera nunc primum graece et latine prodit, cum notis. We are all familiar with the phrase “The Seven Wonders of the World” , it is even easy to bring up images of them in our minds,but can you name the seven popularly accepted ones, do they still exist,where […]

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 →

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 →

The Seven Wonders of the World!

Philo byzantius. De Septem orbis spectaculis, Leonis Allatii opera nunc primum graece et latine prodit, cum notis. We are all familiar with the phrase “The Seven Wonders of the World” , it is even easy to bring up images of them in our minds,but can you name the seven popularly accepted ones, do they still exist,where […]

The Seven Wonders of the World!

Philo byzantius. De Septem orbis spectaculis, Leonis Allatii opera nunc primum graece et latine prodit, cum notis. We are all familiar with the phrase “The Seven Wonders of the World” , it is even easy to bring up images of them in our minds,but can you name the seven popularly accepted ones, do they still exist,where […]

The Seven Wonders of the World!

Philo byzantius. De Septem orbis spectaculis, Leonis Allatii opera nunc primum graece et latine prodit, cum notis. We are all familiar with the phrase "The Seven Wonders of the World" , it is even easy to bring up images of... Continue Reading →

Museum Collegii Romani & Kircherianum

"It is difficult to accurately summarize the breadth of activities explored and mastered by the 17th century Jesuit scholar Athanasius Kircher. Inventor, composer, geographer, geologist, Egyptologist, historian, adventurer, philosopher, proprietor of one of the first public museums, physicist, mathematician, naturalist,... Continue Reading →

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