Book #19816

Trattato Delle Metheore

Francesco De Vieri
Trattato Delle Metheore. Francesco De Vieri.

Binding: Vellum
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Size: Small 8vo; [16], 166, [8] pages
Publisher: Florence: Appresso Giorgio Marescotti, 1573.

The first edition of the first comments on the first three books of "Meteorologica" of Aristotle in in the Italian language. Adams V714. Includes index and errata leaf, errori occorsi nello stampare. Original limp vellum, minor worming and soiling. Spine handlettered.

With his commentary on the first three books of Aristotle's "Meteorologica", Francesco de Vieri, Professor at the University of Pisa studied not only comets and meteors but also rainbows, earthquakes, the evaporation of water, and the phenomenon of tides. The later edition in 1582 was enhanced with commentary on the fourth book on the inorganic material of the terrestrial sphere; Woodcuts.

Price: $3,900.00