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Schott, Casp."
Schola Steganographica, in classes octo distributa, Quibus, praeter aliamulta, ac jucundissima, explicantur Artificia Nova, Queis quilibet, scribendo Epistolam qua libet de re & quorunque idiomate, potest alteri absenti, eorundem Artificiorum conscio, arcanum animi sui conceptum, sine ulla secreti latentis suspicione manifestare; & scriptam ab aliis eadem arte, quancunque lingua, intelligere, & interpretari. cum figuris aeri incisis."
1665. Herbipoli [Wurzburg], Sumptibus Johannis Andreae Endteri & Wofgangi Junioris Haeredum. Excudebat Jobus Hertz Typographus Herbipol., 1665. 4to. W. engr. front. title (Signed 'J.F.F. sc'), engr. full page heraldic emblem ['Ferdinandus Maximilianus' signed 'J.F.F. sc'], 1 fold. printed table [at p. 88], 1 single page engr. plate ['Abacus Numeralis' at p. 77, browned], 4 engr. fold. pls. [at pp. 27, 91, 197& 201], 4 engr. fold. tables [at pp. 115, 151, 195 & 200] & 5 textills. [at pp. 95, 99, 179, 182 & 260]. Woodc. musical notation at pp. 323 - 326. Many small printed tables in the text. Fine contemp. full overlapping vellum, title in ink on spine. [)(4-4)(4, 5)(2, A-Z4, Aa-Xx4, Yy2]. (Xxxvi, 346, Iv (Index), Ii (errata), Ii ['Lectori meo'], Ii (adverts and booklist Schott containing 14 titles] pp.). (Some foxing, sometimes some light yellowing; Plate at p. 77 and quire Qq heavy browning.). (Owner's signature 'Octaviano.?' in ink on half title). First edition. Dunnhaupt, 121: Caillet, item 10 007: Rosenthal, Bibl. Magica, 3054, 6086: Poggendorff, vol. Ii, p. 838: De Backer-Sommervogel, vol. Vii, 910: Sommervogel, c 1377: Ferguson, Bibl. Notes Books of Secrets, comp. vol. I, I 14, 17: Ferguson, Bibl. Chemica, vol. 2, see pp. 339 - 341: Gmelin, Gesch. der Chemie, i.l.c: Biogr. Universelle, vol. 18, p. 23: Thorndike, History of Magical and Experimental Science, vols. 7 & 8, esp. ch 21 vol. 7: Schott's classic work on cryptography, secret writing and communication, edited by Schott from the works of his teacher Athanasius Kircher, Trithemius and many others. In it we find a … [Click Below for Full Description]
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