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Book Number 2278 
Author Robert Burton 
Title The Anatomy of Melancholy. 
Date 1676 
Publisher  
Place of Publication London 
Edition 8th edition 
Volume Information  
Cover Contemporary full diced calf rebacked expertly. Spine with 6 densly gilt compartments of gilt tooled bands, gilt lettering on two, all edges gilted. 
Illustration Engraved title page by Christoffel Le Bron, with illustrations representing the effects of Melancholy from Superstition, Solitude, Love and Hypochondriasis. 
Size Small Folio 
Condition Bound without half title or author's abstract leaf. A very good example, text is clean and crisp.  
Provenance  
Pagination P. title, blank, dedication, blank, 1-46, (1), blank, (4), 1-434, index (8). 
Reference Wing B6184. Jordan Smith 8. 
Translation Info  
Notes “The first psychiatric encyclopedia, citing nearly 500 medical authors, and also a literary tour de force” (Garrison-Morton 4918.1) 
Price (US$) 3750  
Short Description Book Medical; Book Social Sciences General 
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