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GLAUBER, Jean Rodolphe
Miraculum mundi, sive plena perfectaque descriptio admirabilis naturae ac proprietatis potentissimi subiecti, ab antiquis menstruum philosophorum dicti : quo vegetabilia, animalia & mineralia facillime in faluberrima medicamenta, & imperfecta metalla in permanentia ac perfecta transmutari possunt.
Joannem Janssonium, Amsterdam, 1653. Plein vélin ancien. Un volume in-8 (146x97 mm), 87-(1bl.) pages. Deux coins abîmés. Deux manques de cuir au plat supérieur. Un ancien cachet d'une institution religieuse sur la page de titre et la première garde volante. Première édition en latin. Rare exemplaire. Cet ouvrage de Glauber est un traité sur le solvant universel, le mercure des philosophes et la transmutation des métaux. Une édition de ce texte en allemand est parue presque simultanément. (Neville) Neville [I, p. 533 : " A treatise on the universal solvent, the mercury of the philosophers, and the transmutation of metals. An edition of this texte in German appeared almost simultaneoussly".] ___________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________ENGLISH_DESCRIPTION______________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________ Old full limp vellum. 8vo (146x97 mm), 87-(1bl.) pages. Two corners chipped. Two lacks of leather on the front cover. An old library's stamp on the title-page and on the first endleaf. First Latin edition. Rare copy. Neville [I, p. 533 : " A treatise on the universal solvent, the mercury of the philosophers, and the transmutation of metals. An edition of this texte in German appeared almost simultaneoussly".] 77g. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Eric Zink Livres anciens [LE VÉSINET, France]
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