Pio Fedele Wolkenstein - Conspectus assertionum ex universa philosophia tam Theoretica quam practica - 1766

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Pio Fedele Wolkenstein - Conspectus assertionum ex universa philosophia tam Theoretica quam practica - 1766
Architecture, Astronomy, Science (general) - Quantity: 1 - Book

WOLKENSTEIN Pio Fedele. Conspectus assertionum ex universa philosophia tam Theoretica quam practica. Trento, Giambattista Monauni, 1766. First edition. Rare original edition of the scientific essays by this nobleman from Trent. A man of remarkable culture, lover of the arts and great music enthusiast; he will be appointed the last captain of the city and advisor to the Emperor. The work includes sections of architecture, optics, physics, pyrotechnics, astronomy, nautical art, geography, ethics and other subjects testifying to the multifacetedness of its interests. Rustic coeval cardboard. Partly removed paper on the spine. Engraved frieze on the title page. Large engraved heraldic coat of arms on the frontispiece. Illustrated by 11 copper plates by Antonio Barera from Trent depicting experiments in astronomy, mechanics, physics, architecture and mathematical sciences. Size: 25x18 cm, pp. 12 nn. – 162 – 2 nn.

Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
1
Subject
Architecture, Astronomy, Science (general)
Author/ Illustrator
Pio Fedele Wolkenstein
Book Title
Conspectus assertionum ex universa philosophia tam Theoretica quam practica
Condition
Fair
Publication year oldest item
1766
Edition
1st Edition
Language
Latin
Original language
Yes
Publisher
Trento, Giambattista Monauni
Binding/ Material
Hardback
Number of pages
162
Dimensions
25×18 cm
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