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Turner, Robert [1619-1665]. Ars notoria: The notory Art of Solomon, Shewing the Cabalistical Key of Magical Operations, the Liberal Sciences, Divine Revelation, and the Art of Memory. Whereunto is added an Astrological Catechism, fully demonstrating the art of Judicial Astrology together with a rare natural secret, necessary to be lean’d by all persons, especially Seamen, Merchants, and Travellers. An excellent invention, done by the Magnetic Vertue of the Load-stone. Written originally in Latine, and now Englished by Robert Turner philomathes. London, Printed by J. Cottrel, and are to be sold by Martha Harison, at the Lamb at the East-end of Pauls, 1657.

In 8° (20 cm), cc. [4], pp. 168. 2 incisioni in legno nel testo. Dedica a Mr. William Ryves, of St. Saviours, Southwark, Student in Physic and Astrology datata Little Britain, die ♀, ☉ in ♎, 1656. La lettera al lettore è datata 12 March 1656.

E’ la traduzione in inglese dell’Ars notoria di Cornelio Agrippa e la traduzione-rielaborazione del pensiero astrologico di Leovitius (l’Astrological Catechism).

Prima edizione inglese.

Esemplari: British Library; New College, Oxford; Bodleian Library, Oxford; Edinburgh University; Sächsische Universitätsbibliothek und Landesbibliothek, Dresden; Bayerische Staatsbibliothek München; Northwestern University, Illinois; Harvard University; Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. Piscataway, New Jersey; Folger Shakespeare Library, Washington; Yale University; UCLA Library, Los Angeles; McMaster University, Ontario; University of Queensland Library, St Lucia Campus Library, Brisbane.

Bibliografia: Gardner 659 e 1245; Graesse VI 2 212.

Il solo Astrological cathechism fu ripubblicato nel 1786 a Londra da G. Kearsley (in 8°, 17 cm, pp. xix [xx] 28). Esemplare della Bodleian Library, Oxford.