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Burton, Robert (1577-1640) The Anatomy of Melancholy.
Oxford: Printed [by Robert Young, Edinburgh; Miles Flesher, London; and Leon Lichfield & William Turner, Oxford] for Henry Cripps, 1638.
Small folio, fifth edition, with engraved title and the explanatory "Argument of the Frontispiece" bound opposite; bound in full contemporary speckled calf, recently rebacked, with older red morocco label lettered in gilt; ex libris George H. Sargent and Lehigh University, with bookplates and rubber stamp inside front board; two preliminary leaves (outlining the synopsis of the first part of the text) with cross-shaped abraded breaks in the center of each leaf; 11 1/4 x 7 1/4 in.