Aurea Catena Homeri By Hamilton; Wheeler The Aurea Catena Homeri, written in German by Dr. Anton Josef Kirchweger, was first printed in , though it. “The golden chain of Homer” (Aurea Catena Homeri), from the edition of Aurea Catena, which is a book of Alchemy describing the origin of nature and. Aurea Catena Homeri oder, Eine Beschreibung von dem Ursprung der Natur und natürlichen Dingen is an hermetical book edited by Anton Josef Kirchweger in.

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Kupferstich, alt koloriert, um Motivated by national pride, artists and printmakers began to publish views of their most-admired estates and grounds. They all are signed with the artist’s mark. He is also known as Alessio Piedmontese or Alexis of Piedmont. Plutarchi Chaeronensis Moralia, quae usurpantur: With olive tree within ornate woodcut frame on each titlep.

The grass genus Tragus and spurge genus Tragia are both named after him. Many of the plates are slightly different adding small animals or replacing others. Bound in late 18th century full green marocco with 5 raised bands and coloured labels.

Minor worming to the table of contents with just an occasional loss of a letter. Hinterlegte Randeinrisse ausserhalb der Darstellung.

Aurea Catena

A few underlinings and some annotations by an old th century? Id est, varij libri: With engraved architectural title and 51 full-page engraved star charts with constellations by Alexander Mair. Very rare, only one copy in public institutions in Spain, and 4 located in institutions worldwide.

Louis XIVthe Sun King of France, had grown up during a civil war between rival factions of aristocrats, known as the Fronde, and wanted a site where he could control the French government by absolute rule. Camocio bei Porcacchi, “Descrittione del Mappamondo”.


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Late nineteenth-century armorial bookplate on front pastedown, ink inscription of the grandson of the owner of the bookplate. No date, circathe map precedes Drake’s circumnavigation. His Kreutterbuch or “herbal” was illustrated by the artist David Kandel. Leaf 18 usually has either the original version of the emblem, where the artist apparently misunderstood the author’s intention, or has the new emblem pasted over it as a cancel.

Famous first accurate celestial atlas by Johann Bayer Rain Augsburgoriginally published at Augsburg injust before the invention of the first practical telescopes. Louis settled on the royal hunting lodge at Aurawhich had been acquired by Louis XIII inand over the following decades expanded it into the largest palace and grounds in the homri. Rare early editions of Marolois’s works, issued with a general title-page and in a contemporary binding.

Hieronymus Bock Latinised Tragus – February 21, was a German botanist, physician, and Lutheran minister who began the transition from medieval botany to the modern scientific worldview by arranging plants by their relation or resemblance. Rebound Leather, Folio large woodcut on title, first 4 ll. Contemporary blind-tooled calf, new endpapers. Antiquariat Nikolaus Struck ].

Vincenzo Valgrisi, Vinegia – [Ferrara] cm. In quatuor evangelia ex vetustissimorum codicum colatione, quantum licuit emendatiores quam hactenus in lucem editae. The general title printed letterpress on a slip of paper pasted over the engraved title-page of the French edition, 7 letterpress part-titles, with all together double-page engraved plates, partly by Henricus Hondius.

No other writing in the book. A very good copy. Ctena represented a tremendous leap forward cateha aesthetically and for its astronomical content, opening a new age in the history of astronomy, and became the standard for all later celestial atlases.


Verso Reste alter Montierung und altdeutscher Text. All edges gilt and gilt stamped bind edge.

Aurea catena Homeri

Opticae, sive perspectivae, pars prima: Binding with very slight wear at the extremities, but otherwise also fine. This engraving uses perspective in a dynamic way, with the trees in the foreground extremely tall and the buildings and surrounding foliage reducing in size as they move further away. Very slightly browned, but otherwise in fine condition. Here all the works are edited, corrected and revised by Albert Girard, who also revised the mathematical works of Simon Stevin.

Due vecchi timbretti al frontis. It is however unknown if Sadeler’s suite of plates ever contained the same number of plates as Hoefnagel’s work. It provides a significant source for the first half of the of the 15th century, recounting in considerable detail the civil war between the houses of Orleans and Burgundy, the occcupation of Paris and Normandy by the English, the exploits of Joan of Arc and the ending of the Hundred Years War.

Guilielmo Xylandro Augistano interprete. Complete works of Samuel Maroloisincluding the works of his predecessor Jan Vredeman de Vries ca. Lower headband worn and generally browning and stained throughout in margin and on some leaves. The present copy, hokeri the original and the replacement engraving both present on a aurwa leaves, offers a rare opportunity to compare the two.