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The theory of the earth : containing an account of the original of the earth, and of all the general changes which it hath already undergone, or is to undergo till the consummation of all things. The two first books concerning the deluge, and concerning paradise.

  • Burnet, Thomas, 1635?-1715.
Date
1697
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About this work

Also known as

Telluris theoria sacra. Part 1. English
Sacred theory of the earth

Publication/Creation

London : Printed by R.N. [i.e. Roger Norton] for Walter Kettilby, at the Bishop's-Head in S. Paul's Church-Yard, 1697.

Physical description

16 unnumbered pages, 223 pages, 1 unnumbered page, 4 unnumbered leaves of plates (2 folded) : illustrations, portrait, maps ; 31 cm (folio)

Edition

The third edition /

Notes

Dedication signed: Thomas Burnet.
Translation of part 1 of Burnet's Telluris theoria sacra.
Printer's name from Wing CD.
With additional engraved title page (plate): The sacred theory of the earth.
Frontispiece portrait (plate) of the author signed: R: White sculpsit.
Book two with separate dated title page on leaf Q3r; pagination and register continuous.
Signatures: A4 a4 B-2F4.
Double-ruled border on title pages; illustrated initials.
Copy 1 Note: Bound with The two last books, concerning the burning of the world, and concerning the new heavens and new earth. Manuscript signature of Edward Jones dated 1739. Armorial bookplate of Thos. Sedgwick Whalley of Mendip Lodge.

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references in margins (some in Greek).

References note

Wing (CD-ROM, 1996), B5953
ESTC R25316

Languages

  • English
  • Greek, Ancient (to 1453)


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