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Contemplatio philosophica

Contemplatio Philosophica

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First edition of this posthumous work, printed for private circulation by Brook Taylor's grandson, Sir William Young (d. 1815), in 100 limited copies. It is prefaced by the life of the author. This original work is the major source of Taylor's biographical data as well as the only edition of his...Read More
Initia doctrinae physicae- dictata in Academia VVitebergensi...; iterum edita cum indice & annotationibus.

Initia Doctrinae Physicae

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Early edition (first 1549) of this influential physics text by the German humanist and reformer, Philipp Melanchthon (1497-1560). Melanchthon's importance as a religious reformer has tended to overshadow his achievements as a writer of science and medicine. His natural history course, which he held...Read More