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Storia Magia e Virtù delle Piante Medicinali.

By: CAFFARATTO, Tirsi Mario.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: (Torino):, Vitalita, (1976).: 1976

Seller ID: M9255


340 x 263 mm. Folio. 62 pp. Profusely illus. (many color), glossary. Green-stamped beige leatherette; top spine end bumped. Ownership rubber stamp on title. Very good. RARE. On magic and medical plants as found in ancient times & manuscripts. View more info

Doctae nugae Gaudentii Joeosi, consistentes in diversis narrationibus et eventibus hujus temporis; scitu non tam jucundis ad fallendum tempus occasione . . ..

By: JOCOSUS, Gaudentius [pseud].

Price: $225.00

Publisher: Solisbaci:, Impens. J.L. Bugelii, 1713.: 1713

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: LV2026


Small 12mo. A-N12. [x], 286, [14] pp. Copperplate frontispiece of entertainers, dancing animals, and time on Pegasus signed J.C.R. Contemporary paste-paper covered boards; rebacked with rouge kozo. Very good. Second edition (first issued in 1710). "A collection of anecdotes and amusing miscellany, e.g.: fraudulent surgery (pp.13-15), verbal trickery ["argutia" pp.35-36], on the magic tricks of Faust (pp. 49-50), a poem to Galileo's Somnium [pp.69-74], a satire against the French (pp. 69-74) in rhymed Goliardic verse, the evil lawyer (p.84), and a brief comedy (pp. 247-259) Doctora... View more info

Religion, Science, and Magic in concert and in conflict.

By: NEUSNER, Jacob; Ernest S. FRERICHS; and Paul Virgil McCracken FLESHER (eds.).

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York & Oxford:, Oxford University Press, 1989.: 1989

Seller ID: S13030

ISBN: 0195056035


8vo. xii, 294 pp. Index. Purple silver-stamped cloth, dust-jacket. Fine. ISBN 10: 0195056035 View more info

A History of Magic and Experimental Science. Volumes VII and VIII: The Seventeenth Century.

By: THORNDIKE, Lynn.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New York & London:, Columbia University Press, (1964).: 1964

Seller ID: RH1453


Second printing. 2 volumes. 8vo. x, 695; viii, 808 pp. Index. Green cloth. Fine. View more info