6222. Francisci's treatise on bizarre natural phenomena

Objektsbeskrivning
FRANCISCI, ERASMUS. Der Wunder-reiche Uberzug unserer Nider-Welt, oder Erd-umgebende Lufft-Kreys. Nach seinem natürlichen Wesen, manchfaltigen Eigenschafften, Nutzen, und Würckungen, natür- und unnatürlichen, feuer- und wässerigen Erscheinungen... Nürnberg (in Verlegung Wolffgang Moritz Endter, und Johann Andreae Endters seel. Söhnen) 1680.

4:o (about 200x164 mm.). Engraved frontispiece Cornelius Nicolas Schurtz, title printed in red and black, 27 engraved plates (one folding) by Cornelius Nicolas Schurtz (5) and Johann Alexander Böner (12) and 10 unsigned.
Contemporary vellum, somewhat soiled, spine with manuscript calligraphic title, ble-speckld edges.

Löwendahl: China illustrata nova. Supplement, 1577. A treatise on bizarre natural phenomena and wonders, written in the form of 23 discourses. Many references to China in chapter XIII-XV pp. 1014-15, 1974-75, 1161-62; about Formosa pp. 208-11, and on other places.

From the library of Swedish antiquarian bookdealer Björn Löwendahl (1941-2013).