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DELLA PORTA Giovan Battista

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Item Description: Istituto "Suor Orsola Benincasa", Napoli., 1986. Book Condition: Usato. cm 31x21,5, pag 272, br edit incamiciata, cofanetto, con num.se tavv in b/n. Stampato in 1000 esemplari in occasione del Convegno Internazionale "Giovan Battista Della Porta" Vico Equense set-ott 1986. Bookseller Inventory # DOUVYPO-GXIQEPL-LTG

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DELLA PORTA, Giovan Battista.

Published by Istituto Suor Orsola Benincasa, Napoli. (1986)

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Item Description: Istituto Suor Orsola Benincasa, Napoli., 1986. Book Condition: Condizione esemplare: Nello stesso formato dell’edizione originale, su carta di pregio e riccamente illustrata. Formato: 272 p., 31 cm, bross., sovr., cof. Buono, ordinari segni d’uso e del tempo, più evidenti alla sovr. Bookseller Inventory # 74432

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GIOVAN BATTISTA DELLA PORTA

Published by casa editrice: ISTITUTO SUOR ORSOLA BENINCASA anno: 1986 città: NAPOLI (1986)

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Item Description: casa editrice: ISTITUTO SUOR ORSOLA BENINCASA anno: 1986 città: NAPOLI, 1986. LEGATURA IN BROSSURA EDITORIALE CON CAMICIA ILLUSTRATA E COFANETTO RIGIDO. RISTAMPA ANASTATICA CON VARIE ILLUSTRAZIONI numero pagine: 272 formato: 31.8X21.6 stato conservazione: BUONO, LIEVI ABRASIONI AL DORSO DI SOVRACCOPERTINA edizione: RISTAMPA ANASTATICA DELLA PRIMA EDIZIONE 1586. Bookseller Inventory # 10471

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Della Porta Giovan Battista

Published by Istituto Suor Orsola Benincasa, Napoli (1986)

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Item Description: Istituto Suor Orsola Benincasa, Napoli, 1986. Medicina Storia e Critica Science Medicine History and Criticism in 4°, bross. edit. con camicia ill., cofanetto rigido ill., piccole rotture in cop. illustrazioni in b.n. nel testo fuori catalogo. Bookseller Inventory # 24542

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Della Porta Giovan Battista

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Item Description: "Suor Orsola Benincasa" Napoli, 1986. Come nuovo in cofanetto cartonato. Stampato in 1000 esemplari.C1 pp. 165. Bookseller Inventory # 16528

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GIOVAN BATTISTA DELLA PORTA

Published by ISTITUTO SUOR ORSOLA BENINCASA (1986)

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Item Description: ISTITUTO SUOR ORSOLA BENINCASA, 1986. Rilegato. Book Condition: come nuovo. Dust Jacket Condition: come nuovo. prima edizione. GIOVAN BATTISTA DELLA PORTA DE HUMANA PHYSIOGNOMONIA RISTAMPA ANASTATICA DELLA PRIMA EDIZIONE DEL 1586, ISTITUTO SUOR ORSOLA BENINCASA, NAPOLI 1986 VOLUME CURATO DALL'ISTITUTO SUOR ORSOLA BENINCASA E stampato in 1000 esemplari in occasione del Convegno Internazionale "Giovan Battista Della Porta", tenutosi a Vico Equense dal 29 settembre al 3 ottobre 1986. LIEVI SEGNI DEL TEMPO, PICCOLO STRAPPO (0,6 CM) E QUALCHE LEGGERA MACCHIA AL DORSO DELLA SOVRACOPERTA, PER IL RESTO PERFETTO. Bookseller Inventory # 9acab111d8529d94ed5b08e188ff09e1

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Porta, G. B. della

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Item Description: Rouen Berthelin, 1650. Mit 83 teils wiederh. Textholzschnitten. 6 Bll., 403 Seiten, 20 Bll. Flex. Pergament der Zeit. Rouen, Berthelin, 1650. - Angebunden: Porta, G. B. della, Physiognomoniae coelestis libri sex. 6 Bll., 154 Seiten, 1 weißes Bl. Spätere lateinische Ausgabe, mit Holzschnitten illustriert. - "Edition la plus complète et la plus rare" (Caillet III, 8859). - Einband beschädigt und teilw. vom Buchblock gelöst, durchgehend etw. wasserfl., stockfl. und gebräunt. Gebrauchsspuren. - Krivatsy 9183 und 9172. Bookseller Inventory # 3994

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DELLA PORTA

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Item Description: Rothomagi [Rouen] : sumptibus J. Berthelin, 1650. Couverture rigide. Book Condition: Satisfaisant. In-8, plein veau, dos à nerfs, (12)- 403- (41) pp. Figures dans le texte. Reliure usée et ternie mais solide, mors fendillés, coiffes arrachées. Larges hum. marginale et angulaire au long du livre. En l’état. "Edition la plus complète et la plus rare" (Dorbon) in-8°. Bookseller Inventory # 54612

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Item Description: typis Cornelii Sutorii, sumptibus Ionae Rosae Fr., Ursellis, 1601. Book Condition: Discrete condizioni. In 8, p. [16], 534, [58]. Leg. ottocentesca in mezza perg., titolo in oro su tassello in pelle verde al dorso. Con marca edit., due ritratti e decine di illustrazioni xilografiche intercalate n.t. Margine esterno del front. rinforzato al verso, una generale brunitura dovuta al tipo di carta usato. Bookseller Inventory # 07555

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De humana physiognomonia Ioannis Baptistae Portae Neapolitani: Porta, Giovanni Battista

Porta, Giovanni Battista della (John Baptist Porta)

Published by Oberursel: Cornelius Sutor for Jonas Rosa in Frankfurt am Main (1601)

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Item Description: Oberursel: Cornelius Sutor for Jonas Rosa in Frankfurt am Main, 1601. Hardcover. Book Condition: Used: Acceptable. Octavo. [16], 534, [55] pp, 2 portraits, woodcut illustrations. Contemporary vellum, ink title. Minor soiling, chipping to spine. Title page gutter cracked, splaying from binding. Pages browned, marginal dampstaining. The impact of Della Porta's work on physiognomy can be seen on Johann Kaspar Lavater's work. "Porta was one of the pioneers of the scientific outlook, not himself a discoverer but a popularizer. We are prone to think today of physiognomy as antiscientific, but it was in fact a way of emphasizing the dependence of behavior on body, a sort of physiological psychology." - Diamond 23.5. Porta's De humana physiognomia "clearly established the doctrine of the correspondence between the external form of the body and the internal form of the person"--DSB XI, 97. Garrison-Morton 150; Heirs of Hippocrates 370; Norman 1723 (citing 1st edition). Bookseller Inventory # 1312030029

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DELLA PORTA Giovan Battista

Published by Rothomagi (Rouen), Sumptibus Ioannis Berthelin, 1650. (1650)

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Item Description: Rothomagi (Rouen), Sumptibus Ioannis Berthelin, 1650., 1650. Rilegato. Book Condition: buono. senza sovraccoperta. In 8¡ (cm. 18,5), legatura Piena Pelle coeva con titolo oro al dorso; cc. 6 n.n. + pp. 403(1 bianca) + cc. 20 n.n. (index), con numerose e curiose illustrazioni xilografiche n.t. Piccola macchia di inchiostro al front.; legatura con cerniere lesionate ed abrasioni, altrimenti buon esemplare. Caillet, n. 8859 "Edition la plus complŹte et la plus rare". Olschi, Coix, n. 9331. Graesse, tomo V pag. 417 in nota. . La libreria offre per un periodo limitato uno sconto del 20% su tutti i suoi libri. Il prezzo originale dell'articolo era 880 euro. Bookseller Inventory # 81388

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Item Description: Rothomagi (Rouen), Sumptibus Ioannis Berthelin (Jean Berthelin), 1650, 1 volume in-12 de 115x185 mm environ, (1) f., (6) ff., 154 pages et (6) ff., 403 pages-(20) ff. (index), (1) f., demi chagrin brun, dos à nerfs plats portant titres dorés, orné de caissons dorés, filets dorés sur les nerfs. Texte agrémenté de nombreux bois de grande qualité. Petit manque de papier p. 29-30 et 35-36, dans la marge du deuxième volume, rousseurs légères, sinonb bon état. Giambattista della Porta (ou Giovanni Battista Della Porta), (né à Vico Equense vers 1535, mort à Naples le 4 février 1615) est un physicien, opticien, philosophe, cryptologue et alchimiste italien. Ses travaux et exposés sur les lentilles optiques passent pour avoir fortement inspiré la fabrication de la première lunette en 1590.Il travailla à Murano près de Venise, où se trouvaient déjà de célèbres cristalleries.De humana physiognomica libri IV (Naples 1586 in-folio) Etudes sur la medecine, sur les relations entre l'âme et le corps et sur la physionomie. Bookseller Inventory # 89397

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Giovan Battista Della Porta

Published by Typis Cornelii Sutorii, sumptibus Ione Rosae, Ursellis (i.e. Oberusel) (1601)

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Item Description: Typis Cornelii Sutorii, sumptibus Ione Rosae, Ursellis (i.e. Oberusel), 1601. Probabilmente la terza edizione del lavoro indispensabile di Giovan Battista della Porta, dopo quelli del 1586 e 1593. Titolo stampato in rosso e nero con xilografia da della Porta sul retro del frontespizio. Coperto di pergamena, parzialmente scollato, con due nervi sul dorso. Il libro include molte illustrazioni di xilografie tra i testi. Queste illustrazioni riproducono animali, corpi e visi umani. Il libro è scurito, ma in ottime condizioni generali. Della Porta è stato un pioniere della fisionomia nel XVI secolo, esplorando similitudini tra i diversi tipi umani e le loro controparti animali. Questo libro è probabilmente il suo lavoro più importante su questo argomento. Lingua : latino. Il libro potrebbe trovarsi ed essere spedito dall'Italia, Francia e Regno Unito. Probably the third edition of this important work of Giovan Battista della Porta, after those of 1586 and 1593. Title printed in red and black with woodcut of della Porta on the verso of title-page. Cover in parchment, partially unglued, with 2 nervs. Includes many nice illustrations on xylograph inside the texts, reproducing human bodies and faces, and animals. Burnies due to the paper, general good conditions. Della Porta was a pioneer of physiognomy in XVI century, exploring the analogies between the various human types and their animal counterparts; this is maybe his most important work on this topic. Language: latin. The book may be located and shipped from Italy, France or UK. Probablement la troisième édition de l'oeuvre incontournable de Giovan Battista della Porta, après celles de 1586 et 1593. Titre imprimé en rouge et noir avec gravure sur bois de della Porta sur le verso de la page de titre. Couvert de parchemin, partiellement décollé, avec deux nerfs sur le dos. L'ouvrage comprend de nombreuses illustrations de xylographies intéréssantes entre les textes. Ces illustrations reproduisent des corps, des visages humains ainsi que des animaux. Le livre est bruni mais dans de très bonnes conditions générales. Della Porta a été un pionnier de la physionomie au XVIe siècle, en explorant les analogies entre les différents types humains et leurs homologues animaux. C'est probablement son travail le plus important sur ce sujet. Langue: latin. 19x4x12,5 cm. Il est possible que ce soit livre soit stocké et expédié de la France, l'Italie ou le Royaume-Uni. La libreria offre per un periodo limitato uno sconto del 30% su tutti i suoi libri. Il prezzo originale dell'articolo era 1200 euro. Bookseller Inventory # 78074

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De humana physiognomonia Joannis Baptistae portae neapolitani: Porta, Giambattista Della
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Item Description: Guilelmus Antonius for Petrus Fischer, Hannover, 1593. Book Condition: Very Good. Book measures 7 x 4 3/4 inches. Collation, [14],534,55pp, 85 illustrations within the text, title printed in red and black with woodcut device, woodcut portrait, lacking 1 page of index, and the second portrait of Porta. Bound in full calf. Rebacked retaining the original boards which have been repaired on corners, raised bands, gilt lines, leather title labels. Binding in very good clean firm condition. Internally, 1 page of index becoming loose, some light staining, bound slightly to tight. Pages in good clean condition. A nice copy. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 097543

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Della Porta, Giovan Battista [1535-1615]:

Published by Rothomagi (Rouen): sumptibus Joannis Berthelin bibliopolae (1650)

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Item Description: Rothomagi (Rouen): sumptibus Joannis Berthelin bibliopolae, 1650. (12), 403 ,(41) und (12) 154 S., Leder der Zeit auf echten Bünden, Rücken- und Kantengoldprägung, Rotschnitt, Klein-8°(17*10,5 cm), Mit 83 teils wiederholtenTextholzschnitten Rücken oben mit kleiner Fehlstelle, 2 gelöschte Namenseinträge auf Titelblatt, letzte Blätter mit Wurmgang. Bookseller Inventory # [Bestell-Nr. 27512]

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De humana physiognomonia libri IV [et] Physiognomoniae: DELLA PORTA (Giambattista)

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Item Description: 1650. Couverture rigide. Book Condition: Bon. 2 ouvrages en 1 volume in-8 Rouen, Jean Berthelin, 1650, , 2 ouvrages en 1 volume in-8 de (12), 403 et (41) pages ; puis (12) et 154 pages, pleine basane brune de l'époque, dos à 5 nerfs orné de caissons dorés, Nouvelle édition. L'édition originale fut publiée en 1586. D'après Dorbon, il s'agit de "l'édition la plus complète et la plus rare" du De humana physiognomonia. Elle est suivie d'une nouvelle édition du livre complémentaire d'astrologie du même auteur. Malgré une mouillure sur le bas de l'exemplaire, exemplaire de bonne tenue. Bookseller Inventory # 60095

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Porta, Giovanni Baptista della:

Published by Hannover, Fischer, (1593)

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Item Description: Hannover, Fischer, 1593. Pappband d. 18. Jh. 8 Bl., 534 S., 28 nn. Bl. mit zahlr. Holzschnitten. Berieben, bestoßen, Rücken mit Papier verstärkt. Papier gebräunt u. mit zahlr. alten Anmerkungen. Sprache: Deutsch. Bookseller Inventory # 18620

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Item Description: Typis Cornelii Sutorii, sumptibus Ion[a]e Rosae, Ursellis [i.e., Oberursel], 1601. Third (?) edition, preceded by the editions of 1586 and 1593. Title printed in red and black with woodcut portrait of Porta on the verso, and numerous fine woodcuts in the text. [16], 584, [55] pp. 8vo. The Face of Humanity. "Porta was one of the pioneers of the scientific outlook, not himself a discoverer but a popularizer . We are prone to think today of physiognomy as antiscientific, but it was in fact a way of emphasizing the dependence of behavior on body, a sort of physiological psychology." - Diamond 23.5.Porta's PHYSIOGNOMONIA is also often a very amusing work, and its charming illustrations which explore the analogies between the various human types and their animal counterparts, can deliver many a bracing gasp of recognition, and more than a chuckle or two. OCLC: 21918465 (8 copies); Diamond 23.5; Norman Catalogue 1723 (1586 edition); this edition not in Wellcome Bound in 20th-century brown cloth, gilt-lettered spine, edges gilt. Attractive, clean copy in a sturdy, if undistinguished, binding Title printed in red and black with woodcut portrait of Porta on the verso, and numerous fine woodcuts in the text. [16], 584, [55] pp. 8vo Third (?) edition, preceded by the editions of 1586 and 1593. Bookseller Inventory # 234615

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PORTA GIAMBATTISTA

Published by Rothomagi (Rouen), Berthelin 1650. (1650)

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Item Description: Rothomagi (Rouen), Berthelin 1650., 1650. Due opere leg. in un vol. in 8vo, pergamena coeva, tass. con tit. in oro al dorso, tagli verdi; pp. (12), 403, (41); (12), 154. Con decine di illustrazioni xilografiche n. t. Dorbon, 3727:" édition la plus complète et la plus rare ". Graesse V, 417. Bookseller Inventory # 5926

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De humana physiognomonia libri IIII ad Aloysium: Della Porta G.

Della Porta G. Battista

Published by apud Iosephum Cacchium, Vici Aequensis (1586)

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Item Description: apud Iosephum Cacchium, Vici Aequensis, 1586. Legatura antica in piena pergamena con titolo ms. al ds. Fioriture sulle carte di guardia e sul frontis. Uniforme ingiallitura della carta e leggeri aloni diffusi, più evidenti sulle ultime pagine. La carta Hh1 è stata anticamente sostituita con un altra manoscritta in cui è stato copiato il testo. Strappo senza alcuna perdita di testo alla carta S3. Esemplare genuino. Prima rara edizione di questa celebre opera che è anche il primo libro stampato a Vico Equense. Giovanni Battista Della Porta (1535-1615) precedette Lavater nel tentativo di individuare il carattere umano dalle caratteristiche fisiche. Egli fu il fondatore della fisiognomica e la presente Opera è uno dei primi lavori sull argomento. 4to (cm. 32), 2 cc.nn. (compreso frontis. interamente inciso su rame con ritratto dell A.), 272 pp. con num.me incisioni su rame n.t. Bookseller Inventory # 754

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Item Description: Hanoviæ (Hannover), G. Antonium, impensis Petri Fischeri Fr.( Frankfurt), 1593. 8vo. (17x12 cm.). Contemporary full vellum. Title with woodcut printer's device. (16), 534, (55) pp. 2 large woodcut portraits (verso of title-page and verso of last leaf in first quire) and numerous woodcuts in the text, depicting human and animal physiognomies. Title-page a bit soiled and a cut in lower right corner (no loss). 3 leaves in Index repaired in lower right corners with loss of a few letters. Otherwise a fine and well-preserved copy. The rare second edition (being the first edition printed in Germany) of Porta's seminal work, the richly and well-illustrated "Physiognomia", which is considered the founding work on Physiognomy. Giambattista della Porta was an immensely influential Renaissance thinker, scientist and writer, who contributed greatly to the intellectual era of the Renaissance. His groundbreaking work on physiognomies was originally printed in Italy in 1586 and was planned to appear in a second edition in Italy in 1593, but his work had attracted the attention of the Inquisition, and the printing of the work was prohibited. Thus the rare second edition appeared in Germany in 1593, and after 1600, numerous more editions of the work began to appear. He published his last work in 1610.Porta played a seminal role in the development of the academies of the late Renaissance, and he himself established the Accademia dei Segreti (Academia Secretorum Naturae) some time prior to 1580. It met in Porta's house in Naples, and it was devoted to discussion and study of the secrets of nature. It is thus no surprise that he was examined by the Inquisition - this was probably not only due to his astonishing work on the correspondence between the external form of the body and the internal character of the person (the "Physignomonia"), but also because of the "dangerous" activities of his academy. The academy was thus closed by the Inquisition, and in 1592 all further publication of his works was prohibited. This ban was not lifted until 1598. His academy was a forerunner of the important "Academia dei Lincei" which was founded in Rome by Federico Cesi in 1603, and which Porta himself joined in 1610. Apart from the founder Cesi, Porta was the most influential member, at least until Galilei joined it in 1611.In his seminal "De Humana Physiognomia", Porta sets out to establish a link, in accordance with the prevailing theories of correspondences, between the external form of bodies and the expressions of faces and the psychology of persons by comparing with animal trades. In numerous expressive woodcuts throughout the work, human characters are depicted in comparison with animal counterparts (mammals, birds, etc.). Though credited with having priority in inventing the telescope (due to book XVII, on refraction, of his "Magiae Naturalis, 1589, and his work on concave and convex lenses, De Refractione, 1593), Porta's world image was fundamentally a magical one, as was typical of many Renaissance scientists and thinkers (e.g. Pico della Mirandola). His system of spiritualistic metaphysics led him to draw interesting and later influential analogies between plants, animals and men, and he saw the same shapes, humours etc. in organisms that at a first glance are not related. This created the foundation of his main physiognomic work, and in it he draws interesting parallels between human and animal shapes and physiognomies, throughout documenting this with illustrations.This could perhaps sound as a fanciful work, but in fact he presents a striking and convincing system which should and would not be dismissedPorta's studies in physiognomy became a main inspiration for Johann Kaspar Lavater in the 18th century. "Della Porta preceeded Lavater in attempting to estimate human characters by the features. He was the founder of physiognomy, and this is one of the earliest works on the subject." (Garrison & Morton).Giovanni Battista Della Porta, as he was also k. Bookseller Inventory # 35345

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