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Mechanica Hydraulico-Pneumatica

402J, Gaspar Schott 1608-1666 Mechanica Hydraulico-Pneumatica Ad Eminentiss: S.R.I. Principem Joannem Philippum Electorem Mogunt: Auctore. P. Gaspare Schotto. Soc. Jesu.  ["The appendix to Schott's work contains the first published report of Guericke's experiments with the vacuum pump. Guericke had communicated... Continue Reading →

The variety of the human face. Johann Valentin Merbitz 1676

Johann Valentin Merbitz ;  Hrabanus Maurus, ärkebiskop av Mainz M. Johannis Valentini Merbitzii De varietate faciei humanæ, discursus physicus. Appendicis loco accedunt Carmina figurata, Rabani Mauri. Dresden. Apud Mart, Gabrielem Hübnerum, ex officina electorali, typis viduæ & hæredum Melchioris Bergenii. M. DC.... Continue Reading →

Mechanica Hydraulico-Pneumatica

402J, Gaspar Schott 1608-1666 Mechanica Hydraulico-Pneumatica Ad Eminentiss: S.R.I. Principem Joannem Philippum Electorem Mogunt: Auctore. P. Gaspare Schotto. Soc. Jesu.  ["The appendix to Schott's work contains the first published report of Guericke's experiments with the vacuum pump. Guericke had communicated... 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 →

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 →

An Impressive Set of the Works of Gassendi

Pierre GASSENDI  (1592-1655). Opera omnia: in sex tomos divisa, edited by Henri-Louis Habert de Montmor [ca. 1600-1670]. Lyon: Laurent Anisson and Jean Baptiste Devenet, 1658.     $20,000 6 volumes bound in 3 heavy folio volumes, 36 cm. Volume One: Books 1... Continue Reading →

And For Spring Mystical Science 1658

295J Alfonso GIANOTTI,  S.J. Mysticum heliotropium Hoc Est Selectae Industriae Ad Unionem Cum Deo consequendam. Ingolstadt: Joannes Ostermayr, 1658.        $3,300 16mo ( 3.86 x 2.24 inches), [8] leaves, 267, [5] pp. Two title pages, one engraved, the other... Continue Reading →

Kircher and The first published illustration of a magic lantern.

This part one of a group of blogs on Kircher's  Ars magna lucis et umbrae this books covers such a broad scope I've picked a few subjects to focus on and today Will be the Macic Latern  "De Lucerna[e] Magicae"... Continue Reading →

ABAA Bibliography Week Showcase

James Gray Bookseller THURSDAY, JANUARY 25 • 10:00 am-4:00 pm. At The French Institute/Alliance Française, 22 E 60th Street: Booksellers’ Showcase. Following on the great success of previous year’s events, a special mini-antiquarian book fair, sponsored by the Antiquarian Booksellers Association... Continue Reading →

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