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01 Title page to Robert Fludde's second work on Microcosm and Macrocosm , dated 1619 and printed in Oppenheim.

02 R.Gaywood engraved titlepage for the book Eiphnikon ,London 1657 being a poem to reconcile the various faiths.

03 a book printed by Orwin in London c1660.

04 BIBLIA SACRA POLYGLOTTA ,Roycroft London 1657; titlepage. The text of the Bible is printed in parallel columns in several languages, including Hebrew Greek and Arabic.

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1660 Athanasius Kircher, Magnes Sive de Arte Magnetica opus tripartitium ,printed by Grignani in Rome in 1641. The great polymath insisted on his books being illustrated with the most elegant and detailed of imagery.

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THE HOLY BIBLE 1617

BOOK OF COMMON PRAYER, Oxford 1617

Martin del Rio, Disquisitionem, Lyons 1608

Johannes Cochlaeus, Ordinatione, Mainz 1541

Cochlaius, De Ordinatione, 1541, illustration by Cranach

Ludovicus, Centoflorensius. titlepage to a book on the Virgin, Rome 1643

Jacob Boeme, The True Principles, 1714-1781 diagram

A.Kircher, ARS MAGNA , Rome 1646, titlepage

Title page, New Testament. London 1611

Title page, Sir Thomas Browne, The Anatomy of Melancholy Oxford 1651

Centorenius, Clypens Lauretanus, Rome, 1643, the mythology of the Virgin Mary

Athanasius Kircher, Ars Magna Lucis, 1671

F.Guasco, Funeral Rites of Ancient Rome, 1758

G.Della Porta, Natural Magick, 1658

Walter Hilton, Scala Perfectionis, 1552

Raphael, The Familar Astrologer, Bennett, London, 1835