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Robert Burton
1651 The Anatomy of Melancholy Sixth Edition Robert Burton N Douglas Simpson
Henry Cripps, 1651. Condition: Good. Click here to see our other books! The Anatomy of Melancholy What it Is With All the Kinds, Causes, Symptomes, prognostickes & Severall cures of it... Robert Burton 1651 Henry Cripps : Oxford 11.5" by 8" [10], 78, [6], 1-217, 454, [4], 216-723, [11]pp SUMMARY A very pleasing and scarce, sixth edition of Robert Burton's famous and encyclopaedic work on mental afflictions. An Important Work,Early Edition,Illustrated,Scarce Overall Condition: Very Good Indeed This book weighs 2 KG when packed Australia Postage: £ Free UK Postage: £ 3.99 US Postage: £ 29.99 EU Postage: £ 21.99 European Postage: £ 23.99 Asia Postage: £ 37.99 Worldwide Postage: £ 38.99 DESCRIPTION With an illustrated title page depicting several individuals with various maladies. With half-title which contains 'the argument of the frontispiece' to the verso. This has an explanation of the images to the illustrated title such as hypochondriacs, jealousy, and the madman. In the contemporary binding. This work was first published in 1621 before undergoing many revisions and expansions in Burton's lifetime. 'The Anatomy of Melancholy' is a medical textbook, regarding melancholia. 'Melancholia' includes, but is not limited to, what is now regarded as clinical depression. Although it is pitched as a medical work, Burton also writes in a philosophical manner. Though talking about a series subject, there is a satirical tone to the work, for which the author, Richard Burton, was known for. The text is animated, often wandering into a sort of stream of consciousness. The work features m … [Click Below for Full Description]
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