Oct 12, 2023 - Sale 2648

Sale 2648 - Lot 48

Price Realized: $ 812
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 700 - $ 900
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.

STC 4163; Madan I 204p ESTC S122250.

Ex libris Christopher Clark Geest (1936-2023)