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[Burton, Robert.] THE ANATOMY OF MELANCHOLY. WHAT IT IS, WITH ALL THE KINDS CAUSES, SYMPTOMS, PROGNOSTICKES, & SEVERALL CURES OF IT... BY DEMOCRITUS JUNIOR. London: for H. Cripps. 11" x 7". Complete (erratic pagination, see ESTC R27243 for collation.) Early calf with spine/hinges discreetly repaired, rear hinge cracked, slight loss to corners. Four leaves with repairs (1 tissue, 3 paper), a few early ink notations, some light foxing, approx. two dozen leaves with water-stains, Good+ or Very Good. ************************ The seventh edition, quite attractive with woodcut initials throughout. The work was first published in 1621, but Burton continually revised and expanded upon it up until his death in 1640. ESTC R27243

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Burton's Anatomy of Melancholy, 1660

Estimate $300 - $500Nov 3, 2018