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Iohannis Rudolphi Glauberi Apologia contra mendaces Christophori Farnneri calumnias / ex germanico in latinum idioma trans-fusa

Catalog Data

Author:
Glauber, Johann Rudolf 1604-1670  Search this
Opponent:
Fahrner, Christoph 1616-1683  Search this
Donor:
Burndy Library DSI  Search this
Subject:
Fahrner, Christoph 1616-1683  Search this
Physical description:
94, [2] pages ; 16 cm (8vo)
Type:
Early works to 1800
Date:
1655
Notes:
Translation of: Apologia, oder Verthädigung gegen Christoff Farners Lügen und Ehrabschneidung.
The title page has a woodcut of a shield bearing a cross (the Cross of Saint George?).
"Farner had published as his own the methods and discoveries which he learned from Glauber under a promise of secrecy; moreover, he had added insult to the injury" --Bibliotheca Osleriana, entry 2748.
Head- and tail-pieces; initial.
Signatures: A-F⁸ (leaf F8 is blank).
Osler, W. Bibliotheca Osleriana, 2748
Catalogue of seventeenth century printed books in the National Library of Medicine, 4771
Parkinson, E.M. Catalogue of medical books in Manchester University Library, 1480-1700, 1020
Catalogue of printed books in the Wellcome Historical Medical Library, volume 3, page 123
Sallander, H. Bibliotheca Walleriana, 11141
SCDIRB copy (barcode H90154) is no. 3 in a volume containing seven works authored by Glauber, with binder's title: Glauberum.
SCDIRB copy has bookplate: Burndy Library ... gift of Bern Dibner.
SCDIRB copy has a contemporary gilt-tooled full leather binding with raised bands, and brown and red spattered edges. There are a few handwritten annotations on the endpapers and in the margins of the text.The blank leaf (F8) is present.
Topic:
Alchemy  Search this
Medicine, Magic, mystic, and spagiric  Search this
Call number:
RM666.G7 G55 L1651
RM666.G7 G5 1651X
RM666.G7G55 L1651
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_90154