A man playing serpent: Engraving from Bonanni’s Gabinetto Armonico. Filippo Bonanni; S.J. or Buonanni (7 January – 30 March ) was an Italian Jesuit. Filippo Buonanni (o Bonanni), Gabinetto armonico – Harmonic cabinet. Filippo Buonanni (or Bonanni) () was a Jesuit erudite from. Gabinetto Armonico. Pieno d’Istromenti Sonori Indicati, e Spiegati, Bonanni, Filippo. Author Name Bonanni, Filippo [also spelled Buonanni]. Title Gabinetto.

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A two-volume study started in and completed in of the coins issued by the papacy over the centuries.

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Musical instruments in the Museum Kircherianum. Bonanni followed Aristotle in believing in theories of spontaneous generation.

The present book, reprinted inwas Bonanni’s last publication. Bonanni’s work is significant for his careful attempts to precisely describe shell morphology. Woodcut title vignette, elaborate woodcut initials, head- and tailpieces. This page was last edited on 10 Mayat Online books Vonanni in your library Resources in other libraries. Resources in your library Resources in other libraries. Issued first time inand immediately reprinted inthis is a splendid collection of engravings of musical instruments from around the world [7].

Unfortunately, due to the printing and engraving process, the spirals shown on the shells were reversed from dextral to sinistrala mirror image problem that later books avoided. Like other researchers of the day, he went on to experiment with various recipes to recreate the lacquer used on porcelain and furniture.

There he became a pupil of the German scientist, Bonznni Kircher. He later speculated that fossils could be divided into two groups—the remains of organisms, and the “products of natural powers. Retrieved 6 May Several instruments are also related to the New World, such as the ‘Trombo della Florida’.


Filippo Bonanni

Marbled flyleaves, red edges. The compilation of knowledge and quality of the illustrations made this an important work. After his novitiatein he was sent to study at the Society’s noted Roman College. Bonanni created the earliest practical illustrated guide for shell collectors, Recreatione dell’occhio e della mente He created the earliest practical illustrated guide for shell collectors infor which he is considered a founder of conchology.

Gabinetto armonico pieno d’istromenti sonori / indicati, e spiegati dal padre Filippo Bonanni

Views Read Edit View history. Retrieved from ” https: While a student there, he undertook the manufacturing of microscopic lenses. This work was republished repeatedly over the next century in several languages, and was re-issued in in its original Italian version.

Nonetheless, in early writing about the nature and origins of fossils, Bonanni admitted doubts about whether theories of transport could account for the numbers and distribution of fossils. First edition of the earliest attempt to describe and depict every known musical instrument from ancient times up to the period in which the author lived, and one of the most important eighteenth-century sources for the history of musical instruments. Techniques of Chinese lacquer: A portrait of King David with a harp engraved by Arnold Van Westerhout after Spargioni, and full-page engraved plates depicting musical instruments.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. He also became a skilled copper plate engraver. Spine damaged, joints heavily restored. Among other topics, Bonanni wrote of the ingredients craftsmen in China used to make the bonanji they used on porcelain, a popular import item for Europe at the time.

Spine with five raised bands, gilt-tooled; title in gold on morocco armonjco. X5v, is also augmented with three new entries. When geologists were historians, The Art of Living with Art. Contemporary mottled calf, covers within triple gilt fillet. The two-volume guide was the first treatise devoted entirely to molluscs and included numerous engravings.


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Italian academics Conchologists Italian entomologists births deaths Italian Jesuits Jesuit scientists People from Rome Catholic clergy scientists Italian Roman Catholic priests 17th-century Italian people 18th-century Italian people. The author of this work, the Jesuit Filippo Bonanni, was chief librarian at the Collegio Romano, and succeeded his teacher Athanasius Kircher as Professor of Mathematics. Very light browning throughout, some plates more heavily browned. Bonanni was a shell collector and was the author of the first book devoted solely to seashellspublished in Rome in A good, genuine copy.

After Kircher’s death inBonanni was appointed curator of the well-known cabinet of curiosities collection of antiquities gathered by Kircher and installed in the Roman College.

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He was also responsible for the Museum Kircherianum, and this volume presents the important collection of musical instruments once assembled in this museum.

The double-folding plate shows the ‘Galleria armonica’, i. The edition is presented in the issue supplemented with the final Aggiunta containing seven additional pages of text and twelve more plates; the errata on the recto of the final leaf, which replaces the errata leaf that was bound in the first issue after fol.

InBonanni published his studies in Trattato sopra qrmonico vernice detta communemente cineseor Treatise on the Varnish commonly called Chinese.