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Metereology. INGEGNERI. Meteorologia overo Vaticinij perpetui.

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Metereology. INGEGNERI. Meteorologia overo Vaticinij perpetui.
 INGEGNERI, Guglielmo. Meteorologia overo Vaticinij perpetui della mutatione de' tempi, & d'altri accidenti del Mondo. Dedotti dalle varie Impressioni dell'Aere. Dalle diverse Apparenze del Cielo. Dalle proprietÓ naturali, & occulte dell'Acque, e della Terra. Da Corpi perfetti, imperfetti, e misti, che si generano in esse. Distinti in quattro libri... Milano, Lodovico Monza, 1656.

Small 8vo 170 x 110 mm.; Contemporary full vellum binding, title written on the spine and edges; pp. 24, 334, 18; woodcut rose of winds at p. 22, printer?s device on colophon. Slight sign of wear, fine specimen.

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First and only edition of this curious work, which testifies to the long survival in the "popular science" of the canons of Aristotelian physics. The discussion is devoted to the various meteologici phenomena, astronomy, terrestrial physics, with curious chapters on earthquakes, the virtues of gems, the omens, the animals, plants, etc. Riccardi, Correz. ed Aggiunte, Serie Ia, col. 43; Vinciana, Autt. Ital. del '600, n. 2195.
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