London, South Kensington
30 November 2001
BURTON, Richard (1577-1640). The Anatomy of Melancholy, Oxford: for Henry Cripps, 1638.
2° (280 x 185mm.), engraved title, woodcut head- and tail-pieces and initials (title supplied from another copy, affected by small repaired tear and wormhole and with small stamps on verso, some spotting and browning thoughout, a few frayed margins), contemporary calf, covers stamped with gilt central lozenge and owner's initials "T.E." (rebacked and recornered, new endpapers, extremities rubbed, shelf-mark at base of spine).
Fifth Edition. Madan II, 881; STC 4163.
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