1632 1ed Jonston Thaumatographia Naturalis Zoology UNICORNS Giants Meteorology

JONSTONUS, Joannes

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John Jonston was a 17th-century Polish, Calvinist physician who, in 1632, wrote a rather obscure and unknown treatise that is a basic survey of the sciences. ‘Thaumatographia Naturalis’ covers weather and the elements of the world, meteorology, mineralogy, plants, birds and animals, and human anatomy. Jonston organized this work into a variety of categories including astronomy, fossils, and accounts of unicorns, giants and pygmies.

 

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1632 1ed Jonston Thaumatographia Naturalis Zoology UNICORNS Giants Meteorology

 

John Jonston was a 17th-century Polish, Calvinist physician who, in 1632, wrote a rather obscure and unknown treatise that is a basic survey of the sciences. ‘Thaumatographia Naturalis’ covers weather and the elements of the world, meteorology, mineralogy, plants, birds and animals, and human anatomy. Jonston organized this work into a variety of categories including astronomy, fossils, and accounts of unicorns, giants and pygmies.

 

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JONSTONUS, Joannes

 

Thaumatographia naturalis, in decem classes distincta, in quibus admiranda I. Coeli. II. Elementorum. III. Meteororum. IV. Fossilium. V. Plantarum. VI. Avium. VII. Quadrupedum. VIII. Exanguium. IX. Piscium. X. Hominis

 

Amsterdami: Apud G. Blaev, 1632. First edition.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages
    • [4], 501, 3
  • References: Garrison-Morton 287;
  • Language: Latin
  • Binding: Leather; tight & secure
  • Size: ~5in X 3in (13cm x 8cm)
  • Extremely rare and desirable with auction estimates and price comparisons at over $4,000

 

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Categories

Botany, Gardening, & Herbals

Medicine & Science

Authors

JONSTONUS, Joannes

Printing Date

17th Century

Language

Latin

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete