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Kircher, Athanasius (1602-1680)
MAGNES, SIVE DE ARTE MAGNETICA. ROME: LUDOVICO GRIGNANI FOR HERMANN SCHEUS, 1641
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Kircher, Athanasius (1602-1680)
MAGNES, SIVE DE ARTE MAGNETICA. ROME: LUDOVICO GRIGNANI FOR HERMANN SCHEUS, 1641
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Lot. Vendu 2,500 GBP (Prix d’adjudication avec commission acheteur)
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Kircher, Athanasius (1602-1680)
MAGNES, SIVE DE ARTE MAGNETICA. ROME: LUDOVICO GRIGNANI FOR HERMANN SCHEUS, 1641
FIRST EDITION, 4to (236 x 166mm.), engraved frontispiece and 31 plates, plate at p.286 with volvelle, one plate folding, woodcut illustrations and diagrams, later vellum, somewhat browned and spotted, a few leaves more heavily browned (eg. G3-6, N3-6, Q3-6, S7-8), binding slightly worn
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Provenance

bought from Richard von Hünersdorff, London, 1998, List 7, item 84, £4,000

Bibliographie

Tomash & Williams K47; Dünnhaupt p.2330 no. 5.1; Merrill 4; Norman 1215; Wellcome III, p.394; Wheeler Gift 116

Description

Kircher's second work on magnetism. This compendious work contains three parts: the first describes the magnet and its properties, the second discusses the applications of magnetism, and the third delves into such topics as weather, poisons, and the magnetism of love.

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