Io. Bap. Portae Neapolitani De distillatione lib. IX :
quibus certa methodo, multipliciq[ue] artificio, penitioribus naturae arcanis detectis, cuiuslibet mixti in propria elementa resolutio, perfectè docetur.
|Main Author:||Porta, Giambattista della, approximately 1535-1615,|
|Related Names:||Lauro, Giacomo active 17th century, engraver.|
Romae : Ex Typographia Reu. Camerae Apostolicae, MDCVIII 
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Title vignette (printers' device); head- and tail-pieces; decorative initials.
Includes engraved portrait of Porta by Giacomo Lauro.
Includes dedications to the author in Hebrew, Greek, Chaldee, Persian, Illyrian, and Armenian, with Latin translations of the epigrams.
Author's dedication dated Neapoli 20. Iulii 1604.
Signatures: [maltese cross]⁴ 2[maltese cross]⁶ A-V⁴.
Second edition published in Strasbourg 1609 under title: De distillationibus libri IX. Cf. Ferguson, Duveen.
, 154,  pages :
illustrations, portrait ;
22 cm (4to)
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