Printed Books, Maps & Manuscripts, Day 1 | 17 July 2014

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353

Browne (Thomas) - Pseudodoxia Epidemica: or, Enquiries into very many received tenents, and commonly presumed Truths,

Sold for £450

Est: £450–550

Browne (Thomas)

Pseudodoxia Epidemica: or, Enquiries into very many received tenents, and commonly presumed Truths,

first edition, second state with ‘T.H.’ in imprint, initial imprimatur f., lacking final blank, late 17th / early 18th century ink marginalia, occasionally extensive, imprimatur f. chipped and laid down, title loose, 2K1 closed tear to outer margin, some spotting and soiling, contemporary speckled calf, sympathetically rebacked, joints starting, corners worn, rubbed, [Keynes 73; Wing B5159], folio, by T.[Thomas] H.[Harper] for Edward Dod, 1646.

⁂ Browne refutes the common errors and superstitions of his age. Includes botanical, zoological, human anatomical, geographical, historical and religious matters.

Printed Books, Maps & Manuscripts, Day 1

Thursday 17 July 2014, 11.00am

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15th July 9.30am - 5.30pm
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