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    Athanasius Kircher. Musurgia Universalis... Rome, 1650.

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    Athansius Kircher. Musurgia Universalis. Rome: Grignani, 1650. First edition. Volume II only. Ten plates. Quarto. A-3P4. 462, [36] pages. With ten plates inserted, two of which are folding. Disbound. Lower half of book dampstained, some minor mildew to lower margin. 2H4 with clean tape repair at outer margin, 2S3 with long tear, page 401/402 possibly supplied from another copy and is loose. A few scattered pin holes, with no effect. Last few leaves with lower portion loss with some text loss. Fair. From the Krown & Spellman collection.

    "Musurgia Universalis is one of Kircher's most important, enduring, and informative works. Kircher attempted to compile in this book all the musical knowledge available in his day, making it the first exhaustive encyclopedia of music." (Merrill).

    Merrill/BYU 8. Dunnhaupt 2332: 8.Caillet 5785.



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