Apr 09, 2015 - Sale 2379

Sale 2379 - Lot 50

Price Realized: $ 1,500
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 800 - $ 1,200
DONNE, JOHN. Biathanatos: A Declaration of that Paradox, or Thesis, that Self-Homicide is not so naturally Sin. [32], viii, 190 pages; lacks final blank. 8vo, 193x121 mm, contemporary panelled calf, rebacked; contents toned with scattered minor foxing or spotting, upper outer corner of title torn and restored with text loss. London, 1700

Additional Details

Second edition of Donne's justification of suicide, the earliest of his controversial writings, first published in 1644. Keynes (Donne) 49; Wing D1860.