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Virescit vulnere virtus (Virtue grows stronger from being wounded) Orontii finei delphinatis, regii mathematicarvm professoris, de solaribus horologiis… Oronce Fine (1494-1555) Parisiis: apud Gulielmum Cauellat, 1560 First edition QB215 F55 1560Oronce Fine was the son of a physician who drew, in part, upon astrology for his medicine, as was the...

Who vagrant transitory comets sees, Wonders because they’re rare; but a new star Whose motion with the firmament agrees, Is miracle; for there no new things are. — John DonneAnno 1664 den. 18. Decembris… Martin Zimmermann Augsburg?: M. Zimmerman, 1664 QB724 Z55 1664Broadside giving an account of a comet seen in...