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Mineralogy. JONSTON. Thaumatographia naturalis.

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Mineralogy. JONSTON. Thaumatographia naturalis.
 JONSTON, Johan. Thaumatographia naturalis. Amsterdam, J. Janssonium et El. Weyerstraet, 1665.

In-16mo, 140 x 80 mm., pp. 495, ie. 497,5. Nice frontispiece engraved on copper. Contemporary quarter calf binding. A few worms holes. Good specimen.

Condition Report

Beautiful work, which is a useful encyclopedic compendium of the knowledge of the time in the field of natural sciences, botany, zoology, medicine, mineralogy, etc., according to a systematic order that is still largely the Aristotelian one. "A compilation of all the contemporary zoological knowledge..." Garrison-Morton, n. 287. Hirsch, II/453; Caillet, n. 5614.
tue 1 December 2020
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