Johannes Herbinius - Dissertationes de admirandis mundi cataractis supra & subterraneis, earumque principio, elementorum - 1678

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Johannes Herbinius - Dissertationes de admirandis mundi cataractis supra & subterraneis, earumque principio, elementorum - 1678
Física, Historia, Historia natural, Libros ilustrados - Cantidad: 1 - Otros extras - Ver descripción - Libro

Johannes Herbinius : Dissertationes de admirandis mundi cataractis, supra & subterraneis, earumque principio, elementorum circulatione, ubi eadem occasione aestus maris reflui vera ac genuina causa asseritur, nec non terrestri ac primigenis paradiso locus situsque verus in Palestina restituitur, in tabula chorographica ostenditur, & contra Utopios, Indianos, Mesopotamios, aliosque asseritur auctore M. Johanne Herbinio - Bicina-Silesio, Amstelodami, Janssonio Waesbergois, 1678. 2nd edition. 4to: (14)267(17)pp. Old half-leather with 4 raised bands and letter piece. Spine damaged at the top. Front endpaper with some notes in pencil. Title plate is missing. Otherwise complete with 2 folding maps, 2 plates and the 21 beautiful text engravings. In the back some minor old moisture rings in the outer margin.

** Rare edition of the first systematic work on the nature and origins of rivers, springs, cataracts and vortexes. After his studies in Wittenberg, the Silesian-born naturalist and Lutheran minister Herbinius travelled through Germany, Switzerland and the Netherlands, observing meanders, cataracts, rapids, caves and subterranean streams, later described in his dissertations. Herbinius was the first direct follower of Athanasius Kircher's theories about the earth's subsurface, with a central eternal fire and water and fire channels. He referred to the earth as an earth-watery sphere, full of holes, cracks, openings and galleries, in which water from the subterranean abyss circulates continuously. He also investigated how natural elements and actions lead to the creation of volcanoes, and among the causes of all these natural miracles - on and below the earth's surface - he mentioned the continuous movement of water in the subterranean abyss, which pushes the water upwards, to the surface of the earth; angels; stars; the spirit of the earth; and air enclosed in the earth.”

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Objeto
Libro
Número de libros
1
Tema
Física, Historia, Historia natural, Libros ilustrados
Autor/ Ilustrador
Johannes Herbinius
Título del libro
Dissertationes de admirandis mundi cataractis supra & subterraneis, earumque principio, elementorum
Estado
Buena
Año de publicación artículo más antiguo
1678
Edición
Reimpresión
Idioma
Latín
Lengua original
Yes
Editorial
Amstelodami, Apud Janssonio-Waesbergios
Encuadernación
Media piel
Extras
Otros extras - Ver descripción
Dimensiones
20×15.5 cm
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