History of Science Collection

De locis solidis secunda divinatio geometrica : in quinque libros iniuria temporum amissos Aristæi senioris geometræ
De locis solidis secunda divinatio geometrica : in quinque libros iniuria temporum amissos Aristæi senioris geometræ
In quo de locis ordinationum conicarum limitibus pertractatur -- In quo loci ordinatarum potentium limites indicantur -- In quo loci variarum dispositionum limites assignantur., autore Vincentio Viviani ... opus conicum continens elementa tractatuum ejusdem Viviani, quibus tunc ipse multa, maxima, & abdita in mathesi theoremata demonstrare cogitaverat., Engravings by Giovanni Antonio Lorenzini., Title vignette., Head and tail pieces; initials; side notes., Liber primus begins with a list of definitions., Errata: p. 117-118 (3rd group)., Provenance note on t.p.: "Ambros. Khom A. 1877."
De materia medica.
De materia medica.
Leaf [1]: Pedacii Dioscoridis De medicinali materia. Lib. primus [-nonus] Io. Rvellio interprete ..., First preliminary leaf: Index vocvm ferè omnium quæ passim in corollariis Hermolai Barbari, annotationibus M. Verg. ipsiusq[ue] Dioscoridis simplicium descriptione continentur., Text in Greek and Latin., Includes index., Imprint from colophon., Bookplate of Christopher and Lady Sophia Tower.
De motv animalivm Io. Alphonsi Borelli neapolitani matheseos professoris : opus posthumum.
De motv animalivm Io. Alphonsi Borelli neapolitani matheseos professoris : opus posthumum.
Pars altera has special title page dated 1681., "Carolvs Io: a Iesv ... beneuolo lectori salutem" (v. 2) dated 1681., Title vignette., Initials; side notes., Vol. 1: [12], 376, [12] p., [14] leaves of plates; v. 2: [4], 520 p., [4] leaves of plates., Page 110 misnumbered 10, 144 as 143, 517 as 317 (v. 2, 2nd group)., DeGolyer Collection bookplate.
De motv animalivm Io. Alphonsi Borelli neapolitani matheseos professoris : opus posthumum.
De motv animalivm Io. Alphonsi Borelli neapolitani matheseos professoris : opus posthumum.
Pars altera has special title page dated 1681., "Carolvs Io: a Iesv ... beneuolo lectori salutem" (v. 2) dated 1681., Title vignette., Initials; side notes., Vol. 1: [12], 376, [12] p., [14] leaves of plates; v. 2: [4], 520 p., [4] leaves of plates., Page 110 misnumbered 10, 144 as 143, 517 as 317 (v. 2, 2nd group)., DeGolyer Collection bookplate.
De natuurlyke historie der insecten : voorzien met naar 't leven getekende en gekoleurde plaaten
De natuurlyke historie der insecten : voorzien met naar 't leven getekende en gekoleurde plaaten
volgens eigen ondervinding beschreeven, door den heer August Johan Rösel, van Rosenhof, miniatuur-schilder ; met zeer nutte en fraaie aanmerkingen verrykt, door den heer C.F.C. Kleemann ..., Imprint: d. 1: By C.H. Bohn en H. de Wit; d. 2-3: By C.H. Bohn en H. Gartman; d. 4: By C.H. Bohn en zoon en H. Gartman., D. 4, stuk 2: Behelzende een Algemeenen bladwyzer op alle de deelen, opgemaakt door Adam Abrahamsz van Moerbeek., Includes errata., Includes bibliographical references.
De rerum fossilium, lapidum et gemmarum maximè
De rerum fossilium, lapidum et gemmarum maximè
Leaves are printed on both sides., Publisher's information from Wellisch, H. Conrad Gessner: a bio-bibliography, 1975, no. 63., Printer's device ("A.G.") on t.p. and on leaf 169b., Errata: leaf 169a., Issued also as part [8] of his De omni rerum fossilium genere, gemmis, lapidibus, metallis ... see Ley, W. Konrad Gesner, Leben und Werk, 1929, p. 456., Signatures: 2A-2Y⁸., Stamp on p. [2] of cover: E. DeGolyer, his book.
De stella nova in pede Serpentarii
De stella nova in pede Serpentarii
et qui sub ejus exortum de novo iniit, trigono igneo. Libellus astronomicis, physicis, metaphysicus, meteorologicis & astrologicis disputationibus ... plenus. Accesserunt I. De stella incognita Cygni: narratio astronomica. II. De Jesv Christi Servatoris vero anno natalitio, consideratio novissim sententi Lavrentii Svslyg Poloni, quatuor annos in usitata epocha desiderantis., Parts [2]-[4] each have special t.-p.; part [1]-[3] paged continuously., Part [3] has imprint: Francofvrti, 1606; part [4] has imprint: Francofvrti, W. Richteri, 1606., Signatures: )?(A-CcDdA-E(E blank)
De subtilitate libri XXI
De subtilitate libri XXI
nvnc demvm ab ipso auctore recogniti atque perfecti., Title within historiated border., Head and tail pieces; initials; side notes., "XI calendas Maij, anno M.D.L.II. Lutetiæ, in itinere"--Dedication., Among the inventions described in this work are a telegraph, a combinatory alphabet lock, etc., Includes index., Manuscript notes on front and back covers and fly leaves.
De trinitatis erroribus libri septem
De trinitatis erroribus libri septem
A copy of the banned anti-trinitarian tract. This manuscript follows the only printed edition of Servetus's book., Michael Servetus., "Per Michaelem Serveto, alias Reves ab Aragonia Hispanum, Anno MDxxxi.", Handwritten by two unknown scribes; the first transcribed the general text of Michael Servetus's On the errors of the Trinity in black ink, while the second added the sub-title, made marginal additions, and text corrections in brown ink., In slipcase., Bookseller's clipping pasted to p. [2] of cover.
Decem tractatus astronomiae.
Decem tractatus astronomiae.
Signatures: [*] 14, a-z8. A-Z8, AA-EE8., Printed in black and red., Leaf [1 sign. a] (t.p.): Decem continens tractatus Astronomie., sign. a2: In noie dni amen. Incipit liber introductorius ad iudicia stellarum ... editus a guidone bonato de forliuio., Colophon (sign. EE7v): Liber astronomicus ... explicit feliciter. Magistri Johannis angeli ... correctione. Erhardiq; Ratdolt ... mira imprimendi arte: qua ... Auguste vindelicorum excellit nominatissimus. Septimo kal' Aprilis.M.cccc.lxxxxj., Gothic type; 44 lines., Printer's device in red and black at end., Stillwell. Incunabula in American libraries. B757; Hain. Repertorium. 2461; Gesamtkat. d. Wiegendr. 4643., Hain. Repertorium (with Copinger's Supplement) *3461; Brit. Mus. Cat. (XV cent.) II, p. 384 (IA. 6713; Gesamtkat. d. Wiegendr., 4643; Goff. Third census, B-845.