Della Porta, Giambattista

Natural magick

In twenty books 1 Of the causes of wonderful things. 2 Of the generation of animals. 3 Of the production of new plants. 4 Of increasing houshold-stuff. 5 Of changing metals. 6 Of counterfeiting gold. 7 Of the wonders of the load-stone. 8 Of strange cures. 9 Of beautifying women. 10 Of destillation. 11 Of perfuming. 12 Of artificial fires. 13 Of tempering steel. 14 Of cookery. 15 Of fishing, fowling, hunting, &c. 16 Of invisible writing. 17 Of strange glasses. 18 Of statick experiments. 19 Of pneumatick experiments. 20 Of the Chaos. Wherein are set forth all the riches and delights of the natural sciences