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Meteorologia Philosophica-Politica, Das ist: Philosophische und Politische Beschreib=und Erklärung der Meteorischen oder in den obern Lufft erzeugten Dinge; In zwölf zerschiednen Aus Meterorologischen Fragen, uns Politischen Schluss=reden bestehenden; wie auch mit zugleich untermischten schönen Sinn=Bildern gezierten...
Augsburg, Jeremiæ Wolffen, 1712. Folio. Cont. full mottled cal. Raised bands. The gilding on back nearly gone. Back somewhat rubbed. Fine allegorical engraved frontispiece. (4),424,(4) pp. and 83 (numb. 1-83) half-page engravings (Mostly by Kadoriza, but also Sibylle Krausen, Joh. Stridbeck a.others). Light scattered brownspots.. First German edition. The fine half-page emblematic and circular engravings depicts all kinds of weather phenomena and meteorological occurences, as comets, meteors, floods, thunder & lightening, hurricanes, hot-spings etc. and relating them also to fossil and metallic occurrences, all combined to and analogized to actual political phenomena and decisions. "In his examination of comets, which deals with the appearance of every notable comet from 1500 to 1688, Reinzer discusses the predicted political upheavals and other political events that came in their wakes, and asked that Joseph (Emperor Joseph I) be a wise and right ruler". The largest of the 12 dissertations deals with fossils and metals. - Landwehr No. 495
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