Bibliotheca Curiosa

Bibliotheca Curiosa
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Publisher
Language:
English
Cover:
paperback
Year:
2017
Format (height x width):
30,0x21,0
Number of pages:
170
ISBN
9786094597947
9.54€

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This book presents 123 publications from the 15th–20th centuries that are now kept at the Rare Books Department of Vilnius University Library and which reflect the intriguing world of old printed books: included are books describing the scientific achievements of the 16th century in the fields of brain activity research and midwifery, a handbook on witch-hunting, a catalogue of inborn deformities, descriptions of pompous funerals and ship disasters from the 17th century, etiquette advice, translations of early Chinese military treatises from the 18th century, and other curiosities.


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