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Meteorologia Philisophico-politica, In Duodecim Disserationes Per Quæstiones Meteorologicas & Conclusiones [83 Emblems Book]

By: Reinzer, Franciscus 1661-1708

Price: $893.00

Publisher: Augsburg, Jeremias Wolffii: 1698

Seller ID: 38026

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


engraved; Calf over wood covers, ribbed spine. 297, (5). Engraved frontispiece by A. M. Wolfgang with 83 engraved, circular illustrations after Wolfgang Joseph Kadorizi. Bottom of title-page where the year of publication should be has been cut off. Unusual 17th century emblem book. Meteorologia philosophico-politica is, as its title indicates, a meteorological, astrological, and political compendium. It comprises 12 dissertations most of which follow Athanasius Kircher. Subjects covered include comets, meteors, lightning, winds, fossils, metals, bodies of water, and subterranean treasures and ... View more info