History of Science Collection

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.
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.
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 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
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 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.
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.
Dell' historia naturale : Libri XXVIII : nella quale ordinatamente si tratta della diuersa condition di miniere, e pietre : con alcune historie di piante, & animali, sin'hora non date in luce
di Ferrante Imperato ..., Pagination errors: 229-234 omitted in numbering; 241-244 repeated after 248, followed by 251-254; numbering then resumes at 249.
Dell' historia naturale : Libri XXVIII : nella quale ordinatamente si tratta della diuersa condition di miniere, e pietre : con alcune historie di piante, & animali, sin'hora non date in luce
di Ferrante Imperato ..., Pagination errors: 229-234 omitted in numbering; 241-244 repeated after 248, followed by 251-254; numbering then resumes at 249.