GLAUBER (Johann Rudolph)

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GLAUBER (Johann Rudolph)

Furni novi philosophici, Sive descriptio artis destillatoriae novae. Amsterdam, Johannes Jansson, 1651. 6 parts in one volume in-12, marbled basane, cold fillet, number N in a medallion and accompanied by a semé of golden stars in the centre, back decorated, number N repeated in the boxes, slices speckled with red (Binding from the late seventeenth century).
Dorbon, n°1879. - Ferguson, t. I, pp. 323-324.
First Latin edition of this treatise on alchemy describing all kinds of philosophical stoves, horns and other utensils used by the hermetic philosophers of the time.
It is decorated with 2 (out of 3) folding plates and some wooden figures in the text.
Manuscript bookplate dated 1693 on the general title. Number N undetermined.
First line of the general title and some common titles cut by the binder's knife, as well as the upper part of a board. Wetness and freckles on a few leaves. Cracking and cracking in the jaws.
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