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AUBREY, John (1626--1697)
[Miscellanies. 1721]
Miscellanies, upon the following subjects. I. Day-fatality. II. Local-fatality. III. Ostenta. IV. Omens. V. Dreams. VI. Apparitions. VII. Voices. VIII. Impulses. IX. Knockings. X. Blows invisible. XI. Prophesies. XII. Marvels. XIII. Magick. XIV. Transportation in the air. XV. Visions in a beril, or glass. XVI. Converse with angels and spirits, XVII Corps-candles in Wales. XVIII. Oracles. XIX. Exstasie. XX. Glances of love and envy. XXI. Second-sighted-persons. XXII. The discovery of two murders by an apparition. Collected by John Aubrey, Esq; F.R.S. The second edition, with large additions. To which is prefixed, some account of his life.
London:, printed for A. Bettesworth, and J. Battley; J. Pemberton; and E. Curll,, 1721.
[2], x, [6], 236 p. : [1] illus. ; 20.0 cm. (8º)

First printed by the bookseller Edward Castle in 1696; the second edition reprints the 'Dedication' dated 1696 and incorporates the author's own additions and corrections. An investigation into a variety of psychic and supernatural phenomena. Page 160 is misnumbered 158. ESTC t89806.

Copy Notes Imperfect; wanting the illustration and pp. 233--236 of the index. The name of E. Curll in the imprint is inked out. Inscribed in ink inside front pastedown W:C: Book [or Cook?]. Inscription in ink beneath library label: Found Imperfect in Index January 1837. GB i.e. George Bailey, the first curator of the Museum after Soane's death.

Binding C18th sprinkled calf, gilt double-ruled borders, gilt-tooled spine compartments. Spine-label lost.

Reference Number 771

Additional Names Aubrey, John (1626--1697); Cook, W. C.

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