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BROWNE, Sir Thomas (1605--1682)
[Religio medici. 1645]
A true and full coppy of that which was most imperfectly and surreptitiously printed before vnder the name of: Religio medici.
[London]: printed for Andrew Crooke, 1645.
[16], 174 p. : engr. t.-pl. ; 14.9 cm. (8º)

Anonymous. By the physician and antiquary Sir Thomas Browne. The title-page ([πA2])is engraved. Two unauthorised editions of Religio medici appeared in 1642; the first authorised and revised edition was published in 1643. Browne's wide-ranging exploration of religious thought went through some twenty editions in his lifetime and was translated into Latin, Dutch, French, German, and Italian. See online exhibition by Glasgow University Library Special Collections Department, July 2002: http://special.lib.gla.ac.uk/exhibns/month/july2002.html. (Accessed 3 November 2011). The Soane copy as described is without the initial blank leaf [πA1]. Wing B5170; ESTC r31632.

Copy Notes Some marks of emphasis in pencil.

Binding C18th sheep, blind double-ruled borders, red spine-label, gilt-lettered.

Reference Number 4634


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