May 05, 2022 - Sale 2603

Sale 2603 - Lot 80

Price Realized: $ 688
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 600 - $ 800
Digby, Kenelm (1603-1665)
Two Treatises: In the one of which, the Nature of Bodies, in the Other the Nature of Man's Soule is Looked Into.

London: Printed for John Williams, 1665.

Quarto, fourth edition, portrait of the author bound opposite title (reinforced on verso with Japanese tissue); this issue with the extra preliminary signature signed (*) and containing verses by John Sergeant present in this copy; illustrated with woodcut text diagrams; bound in full contemporary calf with the large gilt-tooled arms of William Douglas (1637-1695) on front and back, gilt fleur-de-lis in each corner of both boards and in each compartment on spine, unspohsticated, printer's waste used to guard endleaves, 7 1/4 x 5 1/4 in.

Wing D-1451; ESTC R10596.

From the Ken Rapoport Collection.