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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 →

ΠΑΝΖΩΟΡΥΚΤΟΛΟΓΙΑ.. Sive
Panzoologicomineralogia. Or a compleat history of animals and minerals,

581J Robert Lovell 1630-1690 ΠΑΝΖΩΟΡΥΚΤΟΛΟΓΙΑ.. SivePanzoologicomineralogia. Or a compleat history of animals and minerals, containing the summe of all authors, both ancient and modern, Galenicall and chymicall, touching animals, viz. beasts, birds, fishes, serpents, insects, and man, as to their... Continue Reading →

A very early English book on Pediatrics, Obstetrics and child care.

596J   Anonymous, Preface signed  W.S.    A FAMILY JEWEL OR THE WOMANS COUNCELLOR CONTAINING I.   An exact method of preventing or curing all diseases, and grievances incident to children from their birth to 14 years of age: showing their nature, causes and symptoms, with... Continue Reading →

A very early English book on Pediatrics, Obstetrics and child care.

596J   Anonymous, Preface signed  W.S.    A FAMILY JEWEL OR THE WOMANS COUNCELLOR CONTAINING I.   An exact method of preventing or curing all diseases, and grievances incident to children from their birth to 14 years of age: showing their nature, causes and symptoms, with... Continue Reading →

A little more than a little of everything! . A trip to Paris

https://quod.lib.umich.edu/e/eebo2/A48701.0001.001?rgn=main;view=fulltext 450J  LISTER, Martin (1638?-1712) A Journey To Paris In The Year 1698 London: printed for Jacob Tonson at the Judges-Head near the Inner-Temple-Gate in Fleetstreet, and at Gray’s-Inn-Gate in Gray’s-Inn-Lane , 1699.                 $1,800 Octavo  7 ½ x 4 ¾ inches  A4,... 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 →

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 →

Raymond of Sabunde: From scripture to Reason.

723G   Raymond, of Sabunde, .        d 1436 Theologia naturalis sive Liber creatura[rum] specialiter de homine [et] de natura eius in qua[n]tum homo. :[et] de his qu[a] sunt ei necessaria ad cognoscendu[m] seip[su]m [et] Deu[m] [et] om[n]e debitu[m] ad q[uo]d ho[mo] tenet[ur] et obligatur tam Deo q[uam] p[ro]ximo.     Impressus Nurembergae : Per Anthoniu[m] koberger [sic] […]

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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