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The anatomy of melancholy : what it is, with all the kinds causes, symptomes, prognostickes, & seuerall cures of it in three partitions, with their severall sections, members & subsections, philosophically, medicinally, historically, opened & cut up / By Democritus Junior [pseud.] With a satyricall preface, conducing to the following discourse.

  • Burton, Robert, 1577-1640
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1628
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Publication/Creation

Oxford : Printed for Henry Cripps, 1628.

Physical description

8 unnumbered pages, 77 pages, 7 unnumbered pages, 208 pages, 4 unnumbered pages, 209-374 pages, 2 unnumbered pages, 375-646, that is, 650 pages, 12 unnumbered pages : illustrations, portrait (engraving) ; 29 cm (folio)

Edition

The thirde edition /

Notes

Engraved t.p., including portrait of the author, signed C. le Blon.--This t.p. appears for the first time in this ed.--C.f. Johnson: Catalogue of engraved and etched English title pages, C. Le Blon no. 1, and Hind: Engraving in England, III. C. Le Blon, no. 1. On the same t.p. as printed in a later (4th, 1632) ed. see Corbett/Lightbown: The comely frontispiece, p. 191-200
Colophon on p. [11] at end: Oxford, Printed by Iohn Lichfield, printer to the famous Vniversity, for Henry Cripps, Ann. Dom. 1628
Pages 78-79 and 583-584 repeated in numbering
Errata on p. [9] at end
Index: p. [1-8] at end
Copy 1 Supplier/Donor: J.T. Goodrich Note: Imperfect: two leaves wanting from prelims (containing "Democritus Junior ad librum suum" and "The author's abstract of melancholy.") p. 477-8 wanting; replaced with photocopy. p. 609-10 misbound after p. 611-2. Binding: Contemp. calf, rebacked. Gold-tooled title. Bookplate: Library of the Janus Foundation, San Francisco.

References note

STC 4161
Madan 1628: 4
Jordan-Smith, P. Bibliographia Burtoniana p. 82-84
ESTC S107137
Madan, I, p.137
STC (2nd ed.), 4161

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