590
590
Schott, Gaspar (1608-1666)
TECHNICA CURIOSA, SIVE MIRABILIA ARTIS: LIBRIS XII COMPREHENSA; QUIBUS VARIA EXPERIMENTA, VARIAQUE TECHNASMATA PNEUMATICA, HYDRAULICA, HYDROTECHNICA, MECHANICA, GRAPHICA, CYCLOMETRICA, CHRONOMETRICA, AUTOMATICA, CABALISTICA, ALIAQUE ARTIS ARCANA AC MIRACULA, RARA, CURIOSA, INGENIOSA, MAGNAMQUE PARTEM NOVA & ANTEHAC INAUDITA, ERUDITI ORBIS UTILITATI, DELECTATIONI, DISCEPTATIONIQUE PROPONUNTUR. WÜRZBURG: JOHANN JOBST HERTZ, JOHANN ANDREAS ENDTER & WOLFGANG ENDTER, 1687
Estimate
2,0003,000
JUMP TO LOT
590
Schott, Gaspar (1608-1666)
TECHNICA CURIOSA, SIVE MIRABILIA ARTIS: LIBRIS XII COMPREHENSA; QUIBUS VARIA EXPERIMENTA, VARIAQUE TECHNASMATA PNEUMATICA, HYDRAULICA, HYDROTECHNICA, MECHANICA, GRAPHICA, CYCLOMETRICA, CHRONOMETRICA, AUTOMATICA, CABALISTICA, ALIAQUE ARTIS ARCANA AC MIRACULA, RARA, CURIOSA, INGENIOSA, MAGNAMQUE PARTEM NOVA & ANTEHAC INAUDITA, ERUDITI ORBIS UTILITATI, DELECTATIONI, DISCEPTATIONIQUE PROPONUNTUR. WÜRZBURG: JOHANN JOBST HERTZ, JOHANN ANDREAS ENDTER & WOLFGANG ENDTER, 1687
Estimate
2,0003,000
JUMP TO LOT

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Schott, Gaspar (1608-1666)
TECHNICA CURIOSA, SIVE MIRABILIA ARTIS: LIBRIS XII COMPREHENSA; QUIBUS VARIA EXPERIMENTA, VARIAQUE TECHNASMATA PNEUMATICA, HYDRAULICA, HYDROTECHNICA, MECHANICA, GRAPHICA, CYCLOMETRICA, CHRONOMETRICA, AUTOMATICA, CABALISTICA, ALIAQUE ARTIS ARCANA AC MIRACULA, RARA, CURIOSA, INGENIOSA, MAGNAMQUE PARTEM NOVA & ANTEHAC INAUDITA, ERUDITI ORBIS UTILITATI, DELECTATIONI, DISCEPTATIONIQUE PROPONUNTUR. WÜRZBURG: JOHANN JOBST HERTZ, JOHANN ANDREAS ENDTER & WOLFGANG ENDTER, 1687
Second edition, 2 volumes, 4to (202 x 158mm.), half-title, engraved additional title, printed title in red and black with engraved portrait of the dedicatee on verso, 60 engraved plates on 58 sheets, recent speckled boards, red morocco labels, half-title and engraved title holed by an inkblot
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Provenance

bought from Libreria Antiquaria Pregliasco, Turin, 1988

Literature

Tomash & Williams S60; Dünnhaupt p.3820, no. 11.2; VD17 23:269555T

Catalogue Note

A reissue of the sheets of the 1664 first edition, with a new title. “This two-volume work was Schott’s description of the latest technological wonders and experiments… It includes hundreds of devices used in pneumatics, water movement, time keeping, cabalistic and secret writings, etc. The most famous section deals with the experiments of Otto van Guericke with vacuums” (Tomash & Williams).

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