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    Phonurgia nova,

    sive Conjugium mechanico-physicum artis & naturae paranympha phonosophia concinnatum: quâ universa sonorum natura, proprietas, vires effectuúmq[ue] prodigiosorum causoe, novâ & multiplici experimentorum exhibitione enucleantur; instrumentorum acusticorum, machinarúmq ad naturoe prototypon adaptandarum, tum ad sonos ad remotissima spatia propagandos, tum in abditis domorum recessibus per occultioris ingenii machinamenta clam palámve sermocinandi modus & ratio traditur, tum denique in bellorum tumultibus singularis hujusmodi organorum usus, & praxis per novam phonologiam describitur.
    First edition of Kircher's outstanding work on acoustics and music, the first European book devoted entirely to acoustics, which treats at length of the echo, laws of acoustics, and of instruments. It presents a remarkable compilation of knowledge, gathered from many contemporary experiments in acoustics and the advances in the construction of musical instruments. Learn More
    £7,500

    Date of Publication: 1673

    Published: Kempten

    Stock Code: 84091

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