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Physics Cabeo, Niccolò Philosophia magnetica, in qva magnetis natvra penitvs explicatvr, et omnivm qvae hoc lapide cernuntur, causae propri- ae asseruntur: nova etiam praxis constrvitvr, quae propriam poli eleuationem, cum suo meridiano, vbique demonstrat, mvlta qvoqve dicvntvr de eletricis, & alijs attractionibus, & eorum causis. With title with printer's mark, 4 engraved. engravings and 150 woodcuts in text - Cologne, Johann Kinck, 1629th folio. (2), 7 sheets, 412 p., 6 sheets. Pig doctor the present over wooden covers with two clasps (somewhat rubbed and bumped). De Backer II, 483, 1, Ferguson I, 136, Honeyman 561, Mottelay 109f., Wellcome I, 1171a, Wheeler Gift 97, Pogg. I, 355 and Riccardi I, 205th - Cologne edition, except for print title and dedication identical with the original edition Ferrara, Succius, 1629 (so also in the used title border). Besides Gilbert's De Magnete the most important work on magnetism. "On p. 194 of this famous work of the great Italian Jesuit will be found the first recognition of electrical repulsion. Gilbert's discoveries and theories are freely discussed, the latter often adversely. Sympathetic telegraphy disproved, p. 301, magnetic field mapped out by iron filings, also diagrams of the magnetic (lover's) telegraph. Cabeo opposed the views of Copernicus on astronomy as well as those of Gilbert on terrestrial magnetism. Copies of the first edition are much saught after" (Wheeler). - Good copy. Contemporary blind-tooled pigskin over wooden boards with two clasps (some slight wear, remains of old glued-on paper covers). First edition, Cologne Issue, of the first work to discuss electrical repulsion, "perhaps the most significant discovery of the century follo- wing Gilbert". "On p. 194 of this famous work of the great Italian Jesuit will be found the first recognition of electrical repulsion. Gilbert's discoveries and theories are freely discussed, the latter often adversely. Sy

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