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KIRCHER, Athanasius. Iter extaticum coeleste... Hac secunda editione Praelusionibus & Scholiis illustratum... a P. Gaspare Schotto... Accessit... Iter exstaticum terrestre, & synopsis mundi subterranei. Würzburg: J.A. and W. Endter, 1660.
KIRCHER, Athanasius. Iter extaticum coeleste... Hac secunda editione Praelusionibus & Scholiis illustratum... a P. Gaspare Schotto... Accessit... Iter exstaticum terrestre, & synopsis mundi subterranei. Würzburg: J.A. and W. Endter, 1660.

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KIRCHER, Athanasius. Iter extaticum coeleste... Hac secunda editione Praelusionibus & Scholiis illustratum... a P. Gaspare Schotto... Accessit... Iter exstaticum terrestre, & synopsis mundi subterranei. Würzburg: J.A. and W. Endter, 1660.

4o (195 x 153 mm). Engraved title and 12 engraved plates (light browning and staining). Contemporary vellum (upper joint starting).

Enlarged edition, the addition by Schott appearing for the first time. The first part was originally published in 1656 and later issues of the present edition appeared in 1661 and 1753. In this work Kircher advances very novel theories on the nature, movements and dispositions of planets and stars. They were refuted by Huygens. Brunet III:667; Caillet 5775; Sommervogel IV, p. 1057.
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