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The Visions of the Soul, Before it Comes - DUNTON, John] - 1692. [1205798]
Printed for John Dunton at The Raven in the Poultry 1692 - First edition. Small 8vo. [vi], 151pp. Two diagrams representing aspects of our solar system. One of these may be the earliest printed visual pun showing the earth, moon and sun, which when turned on its side becomes a comic face in profile. Bound in full contemporary tan roan, professionally and very smartly rebacked with modern matching calf spine, red lettering piece. Pages browned, early ownership inscription to top corner of title page, a few contemporary notes in faded brown ink. A clean and sound copy of a very scarce item. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
      [Bookseller: Addyman Books]
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