CABEO (NICCOLO) Philosophia magnetica in qua magnetis natura penitus explicatur, et omnium quae hoc lapide cernuntur causae propriae afferuntur, FIRST EDITION, FIRST (FERRARA) ISSUE, Ferrara, Francesco Succio, 1629

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CABEO (NICCOLO)
Philosophia magnetica in qua magnetis natura penitus explicatur, et omnium quae hoc lapide cernuntur causae propriae afferuntur, FIRST EDITION, FIRST (FERRARA) ISSUE, Ferrara, Francesco Succio, 1629

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CABEO (NICCOLO)
Philosophia magnetica in qua magnetis natura penitus explicatur, et omnium quae hoc lapide cernuntur causae propriae afferuntur, FIRST EDITION, FIRST (FERRARA) ISSUE, title within wide engraved architectural border, 4 engraved illustrations (one a world map repeated [Shirley, World 328]), numerous woodcut illustrations, ink spot at inner margin of title, light stain on dedicatory leaf, thin worm trail in blank margin of approximately 150pp., small dampstain in lower blank margin from p.277 to end, recased in early vellum, lettered in ink ("Filosofia magnetica", second word worn) on spine, preserved in modern morocco-backed solander case [Ferguson I, p.136; Riccardi I, 205; Wheeler Gift 97], folio (320 x 220mm.), Ferrara, Francesco Succio, 1629

Footnotes

  • An important treatise on magnetism and the loadstone, containing the first printed account of electrical repulsion. Cabeo (1586-1660), professor of Moral Philosophy and Mathematics at Parma, also discusses William Gilbert's De Magnete.
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CABEO (NICCOLO) Philosophia magnetica in qua magnetis natura penitus explicatur, et omnium quae hoc lapide cernuntur causae propriae afferuntur, FIRST EDITION, FIRST (FERRARA) ISSUE, Ferrara, Francesco Succio, 1629
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