OCCULTA NATURAE MIRACULA, ac varia rerum documenta, probabili ratione atque artifici coniectura explicata.
Gandavi (ie Ghent)
Printer's mark of crowned snake and anchor device to titlepage.
Octavo contemporary laced through vellum yapp foredge with gilt leather spine label (some edge damage to vellum repaired) Titlepage +(7pp Dedications) +(1p blank) +(6pp Preface) +473pp +(23pp Index). *A volume of treatises on so called scientific aspects of miracles, monsters, dreams as well as medicine, proverbs etc. Handsome italic typography with printed side notes with minor signs of use and paper clean and crisp. Early name to top margin of title page as well as ownership stamp of Js.Ae.Rabaut Pr. In oval cartouche with olive branches. No other writing in the book. A scarce Ghent edition which was translated into Italian, French and German but seemingly not into English until the mid 1600's and the Latin was still in print well into the 17th century (Durling 2771).Lemnius was a student of Vesal and friend of Dodoens and Gesner among others.
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