Kircher's book on geology, 1678

Kircher's book on geology, 1678

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Caption: Kircher's book on geology. Title page of Mundus Subterraneus (Subterranean World) Tomus I (Book 1), a treatise on geology written in 1678 by the German Jesuit scholar Athanasius Kircher (circa 1601-1680). It was published in Amsterdam by Jansson-Waesberg and Sons.

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