SCHOTT, Gaspar. Technica Curiosa, sive Mirabilia Artis, libris XII comprehensa, Würzburg, excudebat Jobus Hertz, sumptibus Johannis Andreae Endteri, 1664, 2 parts in one vol., 4°, FIRST EDITION, engraved frontispiece, title printed in red and black with engraved portrait on verso, engraved coat-of-arms and 59 plates, several folding (half title detached, some heavy browning to text, occasional marginal tears), old calf (extremities worn). [Sotheran II, 1474: "Rare"; Honeyman Pt. VII, lot 2816]
Duveen, p. 537: "Contains descriptions of the aristocratic experiments of Guericke and Boyle, perpetual motion machines, diving bell, chronometer, barometer, etc."
Frontispiece illustrated on front cover.