Folio. Cont. Dutch blindtooled full vellum. At upper part of spine is half of the vellum gone. Vellum shrinked at edges and loosening. Engraved frontispiece(showing physical and astronomical instruments), engr. titlevignette, (10),719 pp. and 30 large folded engraved plates, starting with the world-systems and then depicting all types of physical and chemical experiments etc.etc. Engraved portrait of the author. Internally fine with only a few pages with minor brownspots.
Poggendorf I:427. The Dictionary explains the contemporary concepts of the Natural Sciences, Technology and Philosophy. This is the second enlarged edition of the authors work first published in Rotterdam 1692.