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AN OUTLINE OF ELIZABETHAN BELIEF [Hardcover] James Winny, Editor


Condition: Good

Good. After the editor's 18-page introduction, this collection of source readings on man, the state, and the universe in sixteenth century Elizabethan thought includes excerpts from the following: The Touchstone of Complexions (Lemnius).- A Treatise on Melancholy (Bright).- A Treatise on the Immortality of the Soul (Woolton).- A Comparative Discourse (Forset).- The French Academy (de la Primaudaye).- Of the Interchangeable Course of Things (LeRoy).- The Beginning, Continuance and Decay of Estates (de Lucinge).- A Perfect Description of the Celestial Orbs (Digges).- A Goodly Gallery with a Most Pleasant Prospect (Fulke).- The Dial of Destiny (Maplet).- The Courtiers Academy (Romei). The frontispiece reproduces the first illustration of the Copernican heliocentric universe, taken from Digges' 1576 treatise. First edition hardcover in green cloth, silver titles; no dust jacket; pages clean, tight, unmarked, a bit darkened with age; binding sound and square; minor bump at top edge of front cover; ship same or next day in bubblewrap; email confirmation; standard mail takes 4-14 days; expedited mail takes 2-5 days; international orders shipped by global priority mail (5-7 days) whenever possible.

  • Bookseller: Miriam Rose Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: a17-0444y
  • Title: AN OUTLINE OF ELIZABETHAN BELIEF [Hardcover] James Winny, Editor
  • Book condition: Used - Good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover


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