Cologne: Jodocus Kalcoven, 1643.
Second Edition. Hardcover (Full Leather). Very Good Condition. Item #045564
Early blind tooled English calf, rebacked, rubbed at edges, corners a little bumped, endpapers and title browned at the edges from the leather turn ins, old ownership marks to front blank, scattered mostly minor browning and staining to pages,a few marginal notes in an early hand, scattered brown spots and a few tiny holes from reading too close by candlelight, lacking the extra engraved title (as often), with 29 plates and 178 text engravings. , 797,  pp. Ferguson I, 370, Graesse IV 21.
One of the most interesting works by the great polymath, Kircher here discusses not only magnetism in its many incarnations, but automatons, tarantulas, and, famously, the attraction of a sunflower to the sun. Size: Quarto (4to). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Science & Technology; Physics; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 045564.