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Giovanni Quirini
QUIRINI, Giovanni.

QUIRINI, Giovanni.

Testaceis Fossilibus Musæi Septalliani, 1676

1. Latin, 1676.
Ioannis | Qvirini | De Testaceis Fossilibus Musæi Septalliani | Et | Iacobi | Grandii | De Veritate Diluuij Vniuersalis, & Testaceorum, | quæ | procul à Mari reperiuntur | Generatione. | Epistolæ. | [ornament] | Venetiis, Typis Valuasensis, M. DC LXXVI. | [rule] | Svperirvm Permissv.

4°: [1]-76 p.

Very scarce. Fossils - mollusks. Deluge - biblical. Jacobo Grandi wrote the tract covering the Deluge. Contains: Joannes Quirinus' [fl. 1676], De testaceis fossilibus (pages 1-18), and Jacobus Grandius' [1646-1691] De veritate diluvii universalis (pages 19-76). Quirini based his descriptions on geological specimens contained in the cabinet of Lodovico Settala and his son, Manfredo.

Bibliographical references: BL. CBN: 144, 1064. Gatterer, Mineralogischen Literatur, 1798-9: 2, 351-2. LKG: XIII 9 & XVII 122. Murray, Museums, 1904: 1, 87 & 3, 118. NUC: 477, 618. Ward & Carozzi, Geology Emerging, 1984: no. 1823.

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