Vol 5 (2017)

Jens Christian Spidberg: Historische Demonstration und Anmerckung über die Eigenschafften und Ursachen des so genandten Nord-Lichts (1724) / (1728)

The fifth volume in the series is introduced by a biographical essay and summary of contents by Per Pippin Aspaas from UiT The Arctic University of Norway. It consists of the following digitized texts: Jens Christian Spidberg's short monograph Historische Demonstration und Anmerckung über die Eigenschafften und Ursachen des so genandten Nord-Lichts ('Historical Demonstration of, and Commentary on, the Properties and Causes of the so-called Northern Light'), published in 1724; a reprint of the same text, accompanied by a critical article by Johann Kanold, both from 1728; and a newspaper article that Spidberg wrote in 1738.

Table of Contents

Introductions

Per Pippin Aspaas
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1-12

Facsimiles

Jens Christian Spidberg, Johann Bernhard Heinzelmann
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[i]-[x]; 1-32
Jens Christian Spidberg, Johann Kanold
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67-80

Appendices

Johann Kanold
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51-67
Jens Christian Spidberg
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115-118