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The Resource A Briefe and pleasaunt treatise, entituled: Naturall and artificiall conclusions:, vvritten first by sundrie schollers of the Vniuersitie of Padua in Italie, at the instant request of one Bartholmew a Tuscane: and now Englished by Thomas Hyll Londoner, as well for the commodity of sundry artificers, as for the matters of pleasure, to recreate wittes at vacant tymes, (electronic resource)

A Briefe and pleasaunt treatise, entituled: Naturall and artificiall conclusions:, vvritten first by sundrie schollers of the Vniuersitie of Padua in Italie, at the instant request of one Bartholmew a Tuscane: and now Englished by Thomas Hyll Londoner, as well for the commodity of sundry artificers, as for the matters of pleasure, to recreate wittes at vacant tymes, (electronic resource)

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A Briefe and pleasaunt treatise, entituled: Naturall and artificiall conclusions:
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A Briefe and pleasaunt treatise, entituled: Naturall and artificiall conclusions:
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vvritten first by sundrie schollers of the Vniuersitie of Padua in Italie, at the instant request of one Bartholmew a Tuscane: and now Englished by Thomas Hyll Londoner, as well for the commodity of sundry artificers, as for the matters of pleasure, to recreate wittes at vacant tymes
Title variation
Naturall and artificiall conclusions
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Citation location within source
  • 13480.7
  • 147.5
Citation source
  • STC (2nd ed.)
  • Hall, T.H. Old conjuring books
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1193?-1280
  • 1501-1576
  • b. ca. 1528
  • 1528-1586
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Albertus
  • Cardano, Girolamo
  • Hill, Thomas
  • Wecker, Johann Jacob
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Magic tricks
  • Puzzles
  • Amusements
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general
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A Briefe and pleasaunt treatise, entituled: Naturall and artificiall conclusions:, vvritten first by sundrie schollers of the Vniuersitie of Padua in Italie, at the instant request of one Bartholmew a Tuscane: and now Englished by Thomas Hyll Londoner, as well for the commodity of sundry artificers, as for the matters of pleasure, to recreate wittes at vacant tymes, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Note
  • A compilation of translated material from a number of earlier writers, primarily Girolamo Cardano, but also including Mizauld, Bartholomew Anglicus, J.J. Wecker, and Albertus Magnus; the possibility exists that Hill originated some of the material himself. Cf. Hall, T.H. Old conjuring books, p. 41-42
  • First extant edition 1581, but evidence exists indicating editions in 1567 and 1568. Cf. Hall, p. 35-40
  • Signatures: A-D8
  • Black letter
  • Tail-piece; initials; title vignette (candle burning in a bottle)
  • D8 verso is blank
  • Imperfect: cropped, with loss of print
  • Reproduction of original in: University of Texas at Austin. Library
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black and white
Control code
ocm57402298e
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unknown
Extent
[63] p.
File format
one file format
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electronic
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lossless
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ill
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
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remote
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A Briefe and pleasaunt treatise, entituled: Naturall and artificiall conclusions:, vvritten first by sundrie schollers of the Vniuersitie of Padua in Italie, at the instant request of one Bartholmew a Tuscane: and now Englished by Thomas Hyll Londoner, as well for the commodity of sundry artificers, as for the matters of pleasure, to recreate wittes at vacant tymes, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
  • A compilation of translated material from a number of earlier writers, primarily Girolamo Cardano, but also including Mizauld, Bartholomew Anglicus, J.J. Wecker, and Albertus Magnus; the possibility exists that Hill originated some of the material himself. Cf. Hall, T.H. Old conjuring books, p. 41-42
  • First extant edition 1581, but evidence exists indicating editions in 1567 and 1568. Cf. Hall, p. 35-40
  • Signatures: A-D8
  • Black letter
  • Tail-piece; initials; title vignette (candle burning in a bottle)
  • D8 verso is blank
  • Imperfect: cropped, with loss of print
  • Reproduction of original in: University of Texas at Austin. Library
Antecedent source
file reproduced from microform
Color
black and white
Control code
ocm57402298e
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
[63] p.
File format
one file format
Form of item
electronic
Level of compression
lossless
Other physical details
ill
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
ocm57402298e\

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