First published in two books in 1549, and enlarged to three in 1552, Dedekind's elegiac poem concerns a certain St. Grobian, a personage first envisioned half a century before by Sebastian Brant as a the patron saint of coarse manners. In Dedekind's satiric masterpiece, St. Grobian teaches students.....
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Frankfurt and Leipzing: 1745.
First edition of the Compendieuses natürliches Zauber-Buch (Compendium of Natural Magic), the Swabian pharmacist, brewer, and amateur magician Johann Wallberg's composite text on conjuring and the household arts, a work immediately conspicuous by its peculiar two-page, two-color title. The first part of the text is a......