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Franciscus REINZER Meteorologia Philosophico-Politica, in Duodecim Dissertationes per Quaestiones Meteorologicas et Conclusiones Politicas Divisa, Appositisque Symbolis Illustrata

Franciscus REINZER

Meteorologia Philosophico-Politica, in Duodecim Dissertationes per Quaestiones Meteorologicas et Conclusiones Politicas Divisa, Appositisque Symbolis Illustrata

Impensis Jeremiae Wolfii, Augustae Vindelicorum (Augsburg) 1709, in-folio (19,6x31,8cm), 297pp. (3), relié.


Third edition. Illustrated with an allegorical frontispiece and 83 iconic figures placed in a circular rectangle, engraved intaglio from the compositions of Wolfgang Joseph Kadoriza by Johanna Sybilla Krausen, Jacob and Johann Muller Stridbeck. Landwehr, German emblem Books, No. 494 - Praz 468.Plein Calf time on wood. Spine ribbed Jansenist. Traces of clasps. Rubbed together. Torn rotator tail. Various minor losses to the jaws and a corner. Label library tail. Mmince tear in right margin of the frontispiece. The last leaf of the index carries a 3cm tear in margin basse.Extraordinaire book baroque emblems based on a political philosophy based on the weather and climate in which it learns; Figures are chapters and thus represent storms, thunderstorms, rain, lightning, comets, light, magnetism, earthquakes, electrical forces ... The scientific work of Reinzer is largely based on that of Anathasius Kircher, but there added this strange philosophical and political hue. The strange and very original result makes this book earned him a success. Franciscus Reinzer was a Jesuit writer and teacher, he taught humanities in Vienna, Linz philosophy ... On the back of the frontispiece, a stamp library: Bibliothek of stiftes Heligenkreuz. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information!

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