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Georg Casper Kirchmaier
KIRCHMAIER, Georg Casper.

KIRCHMAIER, Georg Casper.
(1635 - 1700)

(Born: Uffenheim, Franken, Germany, 29 July 1635; Died: Wittenberg, Germany, 28 September 1700) German montanist & naturalist.

Kirchmaier was a professor of eloquence at the University of Wittenberg and a member of the Leopoldinische Akademie.

Biographical references: ADB. DBA: I 651, 130-159; II 706, 125-126. Gerber, Historisch-biographisches Lexikon, 1812-4. Hirsch, Biographisches Lexikon, 1884-8. Jöcher, Gelehrten-Lexikon, 1750-51. Poggendorff: 1, col. 1261. WBI.

1. Latin, 1660 [Dissertation].
Q.D.B.V. | De | Gemmis, | in | Florentissima Wittenberga | Publice disputabunt: | Praeses, | M. Georgius Caspar | Kirchmaier, | & | Respondens, | Christophorus Mullerus, | Graffenhanichaenus Misnicus. | Ad d. 26. Martii, Hor. Pomerid. Anno 1660. | Loco Solito. | [rule] | Wittebergae, | Typis Matthaei Henckelii.

4°: A-B4; 8l.; [16] p.

Contents: [1], Title page. [2-16], Text.

Very scarce. Dissertation to which Christoph Müller was respondent. Here are discussed gems, their properties, and information on false gems.

Bibliographical references: BL [444.a.36.]. Gatterer, Mineralogischen Literatur, 1798-9: 2, p. 16. LKG: XVI 208. NUC [no copy listed]. Sinkankas, Gemology Bibliography, 1993: no. 3425. VD17: 14:643492S.

2. Latin, 1661 [Dissertation].
De Montibus Ignivomis. Praeside M. Georg. Casp. Kirchmaiero, Facult. Philosoph. Adiunct. Witteb. ad d. 16. Mart. A.O.R. M.DCLXI. publice disputabit Johann-Christoph. Eilert, Coloniensis-Marchita. Hor. Locoq[ue] solitis ... [Wittenberg], Borckardus, 1661.

4°: π1 A-B4 C2; 11l. Disseration to which Johann Christoph Eilert was respondent. Rare.

Bibliographical references: VD17: 1:044649Q.

3. Latin, 1689 [Dissertation].
Metallur- | gia Vapulans | à | Seneca Philos. & Plinio | Seniori, | Adademiâ Dissertatione vindicata | A | Præside | Georg. Caspare | Kirchmajero, | Prof. Publ. | Ac | Respondente | Paulo Hoffmanno, Dresdensi, | Wittebergæ ventilabitur | Ad d. XXXI. Julii, A. 1689. | In Auditorio Majori. | [rule] | Wittenbergæ, | Typis Christiani Schrödteri, Acad. Typ.

4°: A-C4 D2; 14l.; [2], 1-22, [4] p. Page size: 196 x 163 mm.

Contents: [2 pgs], Title page, verso blank.; 1-22, Text, starting "Ad Flores Senecae Philosophi collectos, & sequenti comprehensos Capite, De Irritamentis Avaritiae ac Luxuriae, Metallis."; [4 pgs], Laudatory poems.

Very rare. Dissertation - Paulus Hofmann, of Dresden, respondent. Bibliographically not located. The text describes the values and dangers of mining and metallurgy and the use and abuse of precious stones.

Bibliographical references: BL [1033.h.20.(8.)].

4. Latin, 1692 [Dissertation].
Ferax metallorum atque mineralium Dü bensis Saltus, prope Schimdebergam, in Saxoniæ electorali circulo. Responsuroque Johanne Schockwitz. Wittebergæ, Typis C. Schrödteri, [1692].

4°: 16 p.

Very scarce. Dissertation - Johanne Schockwitz, respondent.

Bibliographical references: BL [444.c.15.(3.)]. LKG: XIV 297.

5. Latin, 1695 [Dissertation].
Dissertatio Ad Plin. Secund. Hist. Nat. II. 105 & 107 de ignium miraculis locisque sempar ardentibus, singulatim de Carbone fossili ... disseret ... C. S. Præs. G. O. Kirchmajero.Witteburgæ, 1695.

4°:

Very scarce. Dissertation - C. Scheibner, respondent.

Bibliographical references: BL [536.f.14.(15.)]. LKG: XVI 413. NUC [no copy listed].

6. Latin, 1693.
Metallo-metamorphosis, principiis ac experimentis curiosis metallurgicis asserta . Wittenbergae, Typis Christiani Schröodteri [1693]

[1], 24 p. ; 19 cm. Imperfect: p. 1-2 mutilated. Imperfect: p. 1-2 mutilated. Thesis - Wittenberg (L. K. Mayer, respondent) Thesis - Wittenberg (L. K. Mayer, respondent) Very scarce.

7. German, 1698.
Hoffnung besserer Zeiten durch das edle Bergwerk : von Grund und aus der Erden zuerwarten ; nebenst Vorbericht vom Bergwerck selbst, dessen Rechten und Freyheiten, besserer Schmeltz- Scheide- und Sengerkunst ; mit eunchen Zugaben vorgestellet durch G Wittenberg : bey Heinrich Joh. Meyers Erben und Gottfr. Zimmermann, 1698.

[8], 112 p., 3 leaves of plates : ill. (folded) ; 21 cm. Inscription on title page: H C Hoover 16. Inscription on title page: H C Hoover 16. Very scarce.

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