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Giuseppe Toaldo 1784 Essai Météorologue Joseph Dan Stars Seasons Time Rare
1784. Condition: Very good. Joseph TOALDO VICENTIN Meteorological essay on the true influence of the stars, seasons and weather changes, based on long observations, & applied to the uses of agriculture, medicine, Navigation. New edition made better & much increased. Translated from the Italian by Mr. Joseph DAQUIN. attached to this book the French translation of ARATUS forecasts, translated from Greek into Iltalian, by M. Antoine-Louis BRICCI, from Verona. Chambery of the Printing House of MF Gorrin 1784 Very beautiful rare book, on beautiful paper, complete, vintage binding with some defects: upper cap and corners Format 19x26cm XXVIII pages, then 314 pages of texts + 3-page table + 1 pages + 4 fold-out tables. 4 leaflets outside text corresponding to a study of heat and cold from 1725 until 1780, a statement of the rain fell in Padua from 1725 to 1783, a table of rainy days in Padua for the same years, and finally a table of the dead in Padua. Followed by: Aratus' forecasts, translated from Greek into Italian by M. Antoine-Louis Bricci, from Verona, and from Italian into French. Italian astronomer and physicist, Father Toaldo distinguished himself in the society of physicists of his time. We owe him in particular the introduction of the use of the lightning rod in Venetian states Toaldo, Giuseppe (1719-1798) Born in Pianezze, near Vicenza, in 1719; died in Padua in 1798. Italian clergyman and physicist, doctor of theology (1742), professor of literature fond of mathematics. He was responsible for the reprint of the works of Galileo (1744). From 1762 he taught at the Unive … [Click Below for Full Description]
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