A discussion of interesting books from my current stock at



Juan Eusebio Nieremberg S.J.’s Book on the wonders of nature, the realities of fabulous monsters. 1643

AS Advertised this book is indeed ; "Very useful work, not only for the curious, but also for Scriptural scholars, Philosophers, and Physicians." 676J Juan Eusebio Nieremberg, S.J. 1595-1658 CVRIOSA Y OCVLTA FILOSOFIA. PRIMERA, Y SEGVNDA PARTE de las marauillas de... Continue Reading →

Against deceitful & superstitious arts. 1592

Against deceitful and superstitious arts: that is, On magic, on the observation of dreams, and on astrological divination, three books.

Three Illustrated books of Natural history: Physical curiosities, Women with Microscopes!  Kircher’s museum in the Collegio Romano

Physica Curiosa (Physica curiosa, sive Mirabilia naturae et artis libris XII. comprehensa; Mirabilia naturae et artis libris XII. comprehensa) 1667 Gaspar Schott 563G Gaspar Schott 1608-1666 P. Gasparis Schotti Regis Curiani E Societate Jesu, Olim in Panormitano Siciliæ, nunc in... Continue Reading →

Mummies, Burning Mirrors, & Snake Stones – An Embattled Kircher Ghost-writes a Defense of His Work

123J [KIRCHER, ATHANASIUS] Petrucci, Gioseffo Prodomo apologetico alli studi Chircheriani. Opera di Gioseffo Petrucci Romano ; nella quale con un' apparato di saggi diversi, si dà prova dell' esquisito studio ha tenuto il celebratissimo padre Atanasio Chircher, circa il credere... Continue Reading →

Four works by Jesuits

841G Fabio Ambrosi Spinola , 1593-1671. Vita del P. Carlo Spinola della Compagnia di Giesù morto per la santa fede nel Giappone : del P. Fabio Ambrosio Spinola dell’istessa compagnia. In Roma : Appresso Francesco Corbelletti, 1628      ... Continue Reading →

An attack on tyrannicide while at the same time defending the Jesuit Order

855G Thomas Pelletier active 1598-1628. De l'inuiolable et sacrée personne des rois :contre tous assassins et parricides qui ozent attenter sur leurs Majestez. Paris : François Huby 1610           SOLD Octavo 6 x 4 inches A-Q8 First... Continue Reading →

Ten (more) Books by Jesuits from the 17th Century!

Another short List of some books by Jesuits currently in my inventory. Please enjoy.               271G Campion, Edmund. 1540-1581 Historia Anglicana ecclesiastic… Source: Ten (more) Books by Jesuits from the 17th Century!

Early books by English Catholics.

    716G John Fisher 1469-1535 Defesio Regie asser=tionis cotra Babylonica captiuitate, per Reuerendum patre & D.D. Joha- nem Roffensem Episcopu. In qua re- spondet pro illustrissimo, eodeq[ue] doctissimo Anglor[um] Rege Henrico .viij. fidei defensore, ad maledicen- tissi-mum Martini Lutheri... Continue Reading →

The Destruction of the Huron Missions at the Hands of the Iroquois

Bressani, Francesco Giuseppe (1612-1672) Breve Relatione d’Alcune Missioni de’ PP. della Compagnia di Giesù nella Nuova Francia. Macerata: Heirs of Agostino Grisei, 1653                                  ... Continue Reading →

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