Crouch, Nathaniel (1632-1725) The Surprizing Miracles of Nature and Art.
- $2,000 - $3,000
Crouch, Nathaniel (1632-1725) The Surprizing Miracles of Nature and Art. London: Printed for Nath. Crouch, at the Bell next Kemp's Coffee-House in Exchange-Alley, 1683. Second edition, 12mo; engraved frontispiece, illustrated with five additional full-page engravings of the natural and occult disasters, and wonders of the world; rare at auction, no sales since 1966; bound in contemporary speckled calf boards, rebacked, 5 5/8 x 3 1/4 in.
In this populist work, Crouch describes comets, prodigious plagues of various birds and animals, and other strange appearances in the heavens on and the seas. Two engravings depict the seven wonders of the world.
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