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The Getty Alchemy Collection
The Getty Alchemy Collection
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Materials from the Research Library, Getty Research Institute located in Los Angeles, CA. The Getty Alchemy Collection includes books from the sixteenth to the nineteenth centuries dealing with the art and science of alchemy. Its core is formed by the Manly Palmer Hall collection, acquired in 1995 from the estate of the Los Angeles theosophist, who founded the Philosophical Research Society in Los Feliz. Originally acquired for its contribution to the history of visual symbolism, alchemy is now...
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by Hancarville, Pierre d', 1719-1805; Hancarville, Pierre d', 1719-1805. Veneres et Priapi uti observantur in gemmis antiquis
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By Pierre d'Hancarville, according to Barbier, who gives Naples ca. 1771 as probable place and date for the ed. in French only, rather than French and English. Title of present ed. has been changed from that cited by Barbier (Veneres et Priapi uti observantur in gemmis antiquis), and so is probably later
Topics: Erotic art, Gems, Classical, Art, Greco-Roman
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Final page blank
Topics: Colors, Color guides, Color
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43 v. : 30-32 cm
Topics: Registers of births, etc. -- Germany -- Periodicals, Germany -- Genealogy -- Periodicals
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Materials from the Research Library, Getty Research Institute located in Los Angeles, CA. The Photography Incunabula Collection at the Getty Research Institute includes books from the 1840s through the 1870s, which are illustrated primarily with salted paper prints or albumen prints. These were the first photographic media viable for publication purposes yet the production of such books was very labor-intensive: the images were printed individually from paper or glass negatives and then mounted...
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Cover title: The language and poetry of flowers
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Topics: Flower language, Flowers in literature, Quotations, English
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by Budge, E. A. Wallis (Ernest Alfred Wallis), Sir, 1857-1934
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Topic: Magic
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by Hall, Manly P. (Manly Palmer), 1901-1990; Böhme, Jakob, 1575-1624; Bacstrom, Sigismond; Cagliostro, Alessandro, conte di, 1743-1795; Maier, Michael, 1568?-1622. Atalanta fugiens; Ripley, George, d. 1490? Ripley scroll
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Hogart, Ron Charles. Alchemy, a comprehensive bibliography of the Manly P. Hall Collection of books and manuscripts
Topics: Cagliostro, Alessandro, conte di, 1743-1795, Alchemy, Hermetism, Freemasonry, Freemasons,...
Binding: vellum; armorial bookplate of the princes of Liechtenstein (Ex Libris Liechtensteinianis) on front pastedown
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Topic: Alchemy
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by Compton-Rickett, Arthur, 1869-1937
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Illustrated t.-p
Topic: English literature
Library's copy lacks final blank leaf present in other copies
Topics: Alchemy, Canons, fugues, etc. (Voices), Part songs, Latin, Emblems
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by Donato d'Eremita
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Author further identified on preliminary page 7 as Fra Donato d'Eremita di Rocca d'Evandro dell'Ordine di San Domenico
Topics: Elixir of life, Distillation, Alchemy, Medicinal plants, Medicine, Workshop recipes
Imprint from colophon
Topics: Materia medica, Alchemy, Medicine
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Text and color plates mounted on leaves colored in grey wash.
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Topics: Colors, Dyes and dyeing, Coloring matter, Chemistry, Chromatographic analysis, Paper chromatography
Includes index
Topics: Figure drawing, Human figure in art, Anatomy, Artistic
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by Hall, Manly P. (Manly Palmer), 1901-1990; Böhme, Jakob, 1575-1624; Bacstrom, Sigismond; Cagliostro, Alessandro, conte di, 1743-1795; Maier, Michael, 1568?-1622. Atalanta fugiens; Ripley, George, d. 1490? Ripley scroll
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Bound in 68 vols., 243 manuscripts on the subjects of alchemy, hermeticism, Rosicrucianism, and related arts
Topics: Cagliostro, Alessandro, conte di, 1743-1795, Alchemy, Hermetism, Freemasonry, Freemasons,...
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Half-title: Menuisier, ébéniste et layetier
Topics: Carpentry, Joinery, Woodwork, Byggnadssnickeri
Brief extracts in Latin from writers on alchemy, with commentary in German. Based on Reusner's Pandora of 1582. See Hogart
Topic: Alchemy
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2 v. (xxiv, 321, [6], xxiii, [1] p. 37 cm
Gift of Tania Norris
Topics: Dioscorides Pedanius, of Anazarbos, Materia medica, Medicinal plants, Botany, Medical, Medicine,...
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by Hall, Manly P. (Manly Palmer), 1901-1990; Böhme, Jakob, 1575-1624; Bacstrom, Sigismond; Cagliostro, Alessandro, conte di, 1743-1795; Maier, Michael, 1568?-1622. Atalanta fugiens; Ripley, George, d. 1490? Ripley scroll
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Bound in 68 vols., 243 manuscripts on the subjects of alchemy, hermeticism, Rosicrucianism, and related arts
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Topics: Cagliostro, Alessandro, conte di, 1743-1795, Alchemy, Hermetism, Freemasonry, Freemasons,...
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Topic: Architecture, Domestic
Binder's title (spine) Library's copy 1: Les ruines de la Grece
Topic: Architecture
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by Tross, Edwin; Bruegel, Pieter, ca. 1525-1569
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Introduction signed: E.T. (i.e. Edwin Tross)
Topic: Rabelais, François, ca. 1490-1553?
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by Zimmerman, Eugene, 1862-1935, author, illustrator
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96 pages : 20 cm
Topics: Caricatures and cartoons, American wit and humor, Pictorial
Includes index
Topics: Boots, Shoes, Shoe machinery industry
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by Wood, Robert, 1717?-1771; Borra, Giovanni Battista, 1713-1770; Fourdrinier, Paul, 1698-1758
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"The publisher to the reader," signed Robert Wood
Topics: Inscriptions, Greek, Inscriptions, Aramaic
The initials E. K., which appear throughout the text, stand for Edward Kelly, Dee's associate
Topics: Rudolf II, Holy Roman Emperor, 1552-1612, Stefan Batory, King of Poland, 1533-1586, Spiritualism,...
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by Ptolemy, active 2nd century; Proclus, approximately 410-485; Ashmand, J. M
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Includes bibliographical references
Topic: Astrology
Half t.p.: L'ornementation par la plante
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Topics: Decoration and ornament, Flowers in art
Cover title: Paint and colour mixing
Topics: Paint mixing, Pigments
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by Stuart, James, 1713-1788; Revett, Nicholas, 1720-1804; Newton, William, 1735-1790; Reveley, Willey, d. 1799; Woods, Joseph, 1776-1864; Blake, William, 1757-1827
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Engraved title vignettes, head and tail pieces, ports. of authors (Stuart, v. 2; Revett, v. 4)
Topic: Architecture
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by Bushnell, David I., Jr. (David Ives), 1875-1941
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v, 20 p., [3] leaves of plates : 25 cm
Topics: Mounds -- Illinois, Mounds -- Missouri, Mississippi River Valley -- Antiquities, Cahokia (Ill.) --...
Subtitle varies
Topics: Spanish wit and humor, Sex, Sex, Bawdy poetry, Spanish
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by Cipriani, Giovanni Battista, 1766-1839
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Library's c.2 is bound with: Su i dodici obelischi egizj che adornano la città di Roma / ragionamento di Giovanni Battista Cipriani. Roma : Presso Alessandro Ceracchi, 1823. (84-B30552 c.3)
Topic: Decoration and ornament
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by Burn, Robert Scott
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(from t. p.) I. Pencil-sketching -- II. Figure and object drawing -- III. Perspective and isometrical drawing -- IV. Engraving on metal and wood
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Topics: Drawing, Wood-engraving
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xx, 260 p. 25 cm
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Topics: Architecture, Architecture, Mogul
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by Leonardo, da Vinci, 1452-1519; Tabarrini, Marco; Vasari, Giorgio, 1511-1574; Milanesi, Gaetano; Biblioteca apostolica vaticana. Manuscript. Urb. Lat. 1270
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xx, xlix, 324 p. nar. 4
Topic: Painting
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by Murúa, Martín de; Cummins, Tom, 1949-; Anderson, Barbara; J. Paul Getty Museum
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Published as a boxed set with: The Getty Murúa : essays on the making of Martín de Murúa's "Historia general del Piru," J. Paul Getty Museum Ms. Ludwig XIII 16 / edited by Thomas B. F. Cummins and Barbara Anderson
Topics: Murúa, Martín de, Ludwig, Peter, 1925-, J. Paul Getty Museum, Incas, Manuscripts, Spanish American
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Vol. 16-19 contain Vita d'arte as a second section
Topic: Art
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by Jubiläums-Gewerbe-Ausstellung (1888 : Vienna, Austria)
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v, 346, iv pages ; 19 cm
Topics: Jubiläums-Gewerbe-Ausstellung (1888 : Vienna, Austria), Industries -- Austria -- Exhibitions,...
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Title from cover
Topics: World War, 1914-1918, French wit and humor, Pictorial
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by Hall, Manly P. (Manly Palmer), 1901-1990; Böhme, Jakob, 1575-1624; Bacstrom, Sigismond; Cagliostro, Alessandro, conte di, 1743-1795; Maier, Michael, 1568?-1622. Atalanta fugiens; Ripley, George, d. 1490? Ripley scroll
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Bound in 68 vols., 243 manuscripts on the subjects of alchemy, hermeticism, Rosicrucianism, and related arts
Topics: Cagliostro, Alessandro, conte di, 1743-1795, Alchemy, Hermetism, Freemasonry, Freemasons,...
Consists of illustrations with descriptive titles in French
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Topic: Decoration and ornament, Architectural
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by Hall, Manly P. (Manly Palmer), 1901-1990; Böhme, Jakob, 1575-1624; Bacstrom, Sigismond; Cagliostro, Alessandro, conte di, 1743-1795; Maier, Michael, 1568?-1622. Atalanta fugiens; Ripley, George, d. 1490? Ripley scroll
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Bound in 68 vols., 243 manuscripts on the subjects of alchemy, hermeticism, Rosicrucianism, and related arts
Topics: Cagliostro, Alessandro, conte di, 1743-1795, Alchemy, Hermetism, Freemasonry, Freemasons,...
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by Hall, Manly P. (Manly Palmer), 1901-1990; Böhme, Jakob, 1575-1624; Bacstrom, Sigismond; Cagliostro, Alessandro, conte di, 1743-1795; Maier, Michael, 1568?-1622. Atalanta fugiens; Ripley, George, d. 1490? Ripley scroll
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Bound in 68 vols., 243 manuscripts on the subjects of alchemy, hermeticism, Rosicrucianism, and related arts
Topics: Cagliostro, Alessandro, conte di, 1743-1795, Alchemy, Hermetism, Freemasonry, Freemasons,...
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Includes index
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Topic: Towers
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by Colling, James Kellaway
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Some plates are photo-lithos
Topics: Architecture, Gothic, Decoration and ornament, Gothic, Architecture
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Topics: Monograms, Heraldry
62, [2] pages, [9] leaves of plates : 28 cm (4to)
Topics: Botanical illustration, Color, Composition (Art)
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by Robinson, J. C. (John Charles), Sir, 1824-1913; Bedford, Francis, 1816-1894; Marlborough House (London, England)
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Title within ornamental border in colors
Topics: Decoration and ornament, Art objects
Binding: mottled calfskin. Spine gilt tooled, with author & title on red label. Edges gilt rolled. Page edges red
Topic: Astronomy
[6], 33, [1] (blank), 27 (i.e., 26), [25], LXI [i.e., LIX], [2] (1 blank) leaves : 31 cm. (fol.)
Topics: Proportion (Art) -- Early works to 1800, Lettering -- Early works to 1800, Lettering, Proportion...
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by Hall, Manly P. (Manly Palmer), 1901-1990; Böhme, Jakob, 1575-1624; Bacstrom, Sigismond; Cagliostro, Alessandro, conte di, 1743-1795; Maier, Michael, 1568?-1622. Atalanta fugiens; Ripley, George, d. 1490? Ripley scroll
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Bound in 68 vols., 243 manuscripts on the subjects of alchemy, hermeticism, Rosicrucianism, and related arts
Topics: Cagliostro, Alessandro, conte di, 1743-1795, Alchemy, Hermetism, Freemasonry, Freemasons,...
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by Kerner, Justinus Andreas Christian, 1786-1862
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vii, 79 p. : 24 cm
Consists of illustrations with descriptive titles in French
Topic: Decoration and ornament, Architectural
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[4] p., 100 leaves of col. plates : 36 cm
Topics: Architecture, Domestic -- France -- Paris Region, Architecture -- France -- Paris Region -- 19th...
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by Robida, Albert, 1848-1926
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Head and tail pieces
Topics: Twentieth century, Electricity
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by Scappi, Bartolomeo
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Running title: Libro primo-[secondo-sesto libro] di M. Bartolomeo Scappi
Topics: Paul III, Pope, 1468-1549, Julius III, Pope, 1487-1555, Scappi, Bartolomeo, Cookery, Cookery,...
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by Cortambert, Louise
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212 p
Topic: Flower language
Consists of illustrations with descriptive titles in French
Topic: Decoration and ornament, Architectural
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Leaf [1]. Etched title (Il uero modo et ordine per dissegnar tvtte le parti et membra del corpo hvmano), with arms of Cesare d'Este and dedication to him, and with the imprint: Venetia : Apresso l'Sadeler, 1608. This is the title of Fialetti's Petit livre de desseins as described by Bartsch (198), rather than that of his Grand livre (208), to which the copy as a whole corresponds -- Leaf [2]. Etched dedication to Giovanni Grimani with his arms, (209) in Bartsch's description of the Grand livre...
Topics: Drawing, Drawing, Italian, Fialetti, Odoardo, 1573-1638, Drawing -- Technique -- Early works to...
Title vignette
Topics: Architecture, Decoration and ornament
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by Exposition universelle internationale de 1900 (Paris, France)
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Only the 1st Tractatus of t. 1 has general title. The other parts have individual t.p.'s: Tractatus secundus, De natvrae simia seu technica macrocosmi historia. Oppenheimio : Aere Iohan-Theodori de Bry : Typis Hieronymi Galleri, 1618; Tomvs secvndvs De svpernatvrali, naturali, praeternaturali et contranaturali microcosmi historia, in tractatus tres distributa. Oppenhemij : Impensis Iohannis Theodori de Bry : Typis Hieronymi Galleri, 1619; Tomi secvndi, tractatus primi, sectio secunda, De...
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Topics: Cosmology, Arithmetic, Geometry, Music theory, Drawing, Military art and science, Astrology,...
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by Bīrūnī, Muḥammad ibn Aḥmad, 973?-1048 880-01
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Added t.p.: al-Qānūnuʾl-Masʻūdī (Canon Masudicus) : an encyclopaedia of astronomical sciences
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Topic: Astronomy
Consists of illustrations with descriptive titles in French
Topic: Decoration and ornament, Architectural
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by Hudson, Marion
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"Part 1. A graduated course of typical lessons in accordance with the syllabus of the Science and Art Department, South Kensington."
Topics: Brushwork, Painting
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by London, Jack, 1876-1916; Goodwin, Philip R; Bull, Charles Livingston, 1874-1932; Hooper, Charles Edward, 1867- illustrator; John Davis Batchelder Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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Printer statement from title page verso
Topics: Animal welfare, Feral dogs, Pet theft, Sled dogs, Dogs
Consists of illustrations with descriptive titles in French
Topic: Decoration and ornament, Architectural
xii, [9]-265 p. incl. front., illus., plates, plans. 24 cm
Topic: Architecture, Domestic
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by Eyre & Spottiswoode, printer
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Signatures: [A]⁸ B-4A⁸ 4B⁴
Topic: Bible
Only the 1st Tractatus of t. 1 has general title. The other parts have individual t.p.'s: Tractatus secundus, De natvrae simia seu technica macrocosmi historia. Oppenheimio : Aere Iohan-Theodori de Bry : Typis Hieronymi Galleri, 1618; Tomvs secvndvs De svpernatvrali, naturali, praeternaturali et contranaturali microcosmi historia, in tractatus tres distributa. Oppenhemij : Impensis Iohannis Theodori de Bry : Typis Hieronymi Galleri, 1619; Tomi secvndi, tractatus primi, sectio secunda, De...
Topics: Cosmology, Arithmetic, Geometry, Music theory, Drawing, Military art and science, Astrology,...
Date of publication from English Catalogue of Books
Topics: Pavements, Tile, Tiles, Church decoration and ornament, Pavements, Tile -- Ireland, Tiles --...
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"Chiswick: Printed by C. Whittingham"--P. 268
Topics: Euclid's Elements, Geometry