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KIRCHHOFF, Anton.

(1606 – 1648)

(Born: 1606; Died: 1648) German theologian.

Rector in Leipzig, Kirchhoff was appointed in 1673 to the position of professor for ethics and theology.

Biographical references: Poggendorff: 1, cols. 1259-60.

1. Latin, 1634 [Dissertation].
In Dei Gloriam, | Autoritate | Facultatio Philosophicæ | De | Gemmis | Philologica | Proloco, P.P. | Lipsiae, | M. Antonius Kirch-hoff [!]. | M. Mart. VIII. | [rule] | Ex primebat Joannes Albertus Minzelius. | Anno M DC XXXIV.

4°A-C4; 12l.; [24] p.

Contents: [1], Title page.; [2], Letter to Beroaldus to Ulderic Rosens.; [3], Dedication.; [4-24], Text.

Very rare. A disseration reviewing the properties of various gemstones including diamond, sapphire, and ruby. It was reissued(?) in 1636.

Bibliographical references: BL [B.248.(3.)]. Dryander, Catalogus Banks, 1796-1800: 4, ??. LKG: XVI 202. NUC [no copy listed]. Sinkankas, Gemology Bibliography, 1993: no. 3424.

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