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DAVIES, John
A memorial for the learned: or, Miscellany of choice collections from most eminent authors : In history, philosophy, physick, and heraldry
for George Powell and William Powle. 1686 Memorial for Learned Gunpowder Plot Robin Hood Mythical UNICORN London Fire ‘A Memorial for the Learned’ is a late 17th-century collection of short anecdotes and articles on a variety of topics relating to English and world history. Collected by John Davies, this work contains information on: Notable events during the reign of King John and other medieval English kings Great fire of London Gunpowder Plot The Magna Charta Scientific findings beginning in the 1st-century: Apple preservation by enclosing in wax, burying in the ground for months, and then eating! Alcohols that make men drunk Proper way to remove warts through use of fat and lard On mythical creatures – griffins, phoenix, basilisks, and unicorns! Evils of the forbidden fruit Robin Hood and Little John Item number: #13646 Price: $750 DAVIES, John A memorial for the learned: or, Miscellany of choice collections from most eminent authors : In history, philosophy, physick, and heraldry London : printed for George Powell and William Powle, 1686. Details: Collation: Complete [24], 216 Note: one pg. 215-216 provided in facsimile Provenance: Handwritten – E. Beale Language: English Binding: Leather; tight & secure Size: ~6.75in X 4.25in (17cm x 10.5cm) Very rare and desirable Our Guarantee: Very Fast. Very Safe. Free Shipping Worldwide. Customer satisfaction is our priority! Notify us with 7 days of receiving, and we will offer a full refund without reservation! 13646 Photos available upon request. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Schilb Antiquarian [Columbia, MO, U.S.A.]
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