Microcosmographie Faithfully Reprinted from theEdition of 1633.
London. Methuen & Co. 1904. Hardcover. 24mo. 14cm, un-paginated,facsimile tile-page with vignette, quarter white japon vellum backed greypaper over boards, paper spine label, slightly chipped along one edge(another bound in), a very good copy (ds1). ~ A facsimile of"Microcosmographie or, A Piece of the World Discovered; in Essayes andCharacters" taken from the sixth edition, printed by E.A. for RobertAllott in 1633. The book was written by John Earle (c.1601-1665), Bishopof Worcester (1662) and of Salisbury (1663). A humorous look atcontemporary society first published in 1628 and went through teneditions the author's lifetime. Item #35345
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