[BURTON, ROBERT (1577-1640)]. The Anatomy of Melancholy ... by Democritus Iunior. Oxford: John Lichfield and James Short for Henry Cripps, 1624.
2° (273 x 171 mm). (Some pale browning, generally clean and crisp.) Contemporary blind-tooled English calf (rebacked preserving original spine). Provenance: 19th-century marginalia in ink on D3.
Second edition, following the first in 1621 issued in quarto by the same combination of printers and publisher. Burton's remarkable treatise was conceived as a medical work, and expanded to cover all aspects of the life of man. Madan I, p. 120; STC 4160.