Uberzeugender Vortrag von Gott und der Schrift mit nothigen unmerckungen erlautert von Samuel Christian Hollmann.
Price: $375.00 USD
Place Published: Leipzig
Publisher: Johann Friedrich Gleditschen.
Date Published: 1748.
Book Id: 308531
Early edition, the work was first published in 1733. Octavo, bound in full brown calf, the spine with 5 raised bands, gilt figuring in compartments & leather label titled in gilt; decorative patterned endpapers, all edges stained red. 517 pp +  pp Register at rear, beautiful engraved frontispiece depicting the Edenic Adam and the Creation. Covers and back rubbed, chipped and scuffed, faint remains of paper label, some worm marks on rear panel. Pages lightly foxed, notation on front pastedown. Quite a nice copy.
¶ Samuel Christian Hollmann (1696 -1787), German philosopher and naturalist. This is an early work by him on the nature of the Scriptures. He published works on physics, natural philosophy, anatomical, botanical, paleontological, and meteorological observations and investigations, wrote about barometric altitude measurement, on electricity, earthquakes, & artificial cooling. In 1752 he described a discovery of rhinoceros bones in Germany. He held the post of Vice-President of the University of Göttingen for many years.