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Richard Edlyn - Observationes astrologicae, or, An astrologicall discourse - 1659

Richard Edlyn - Observationes astrologicae, or, An astrologicall discourse - 1659

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Richard Edlyn - Observationes astrologicae, or, An astrologicall discourse - 1659
Esotericism - Quantity: 1 - Book

[15], 125 pp. 1 folding plate. In modern leather.

This is a very interesting little book, published by Samuel Speed who was the grandson of the famous John Speed prolific author and cartographer. Samuel speed died in betus prison for selling solatious books.

The author Richard Eldyn predicted through his astrological charts the coming of the great fire of London and the Black death/ plague. Although this book is about astrology it also tells you about the social beliefs and history of earlier times. This book is fair condition, with a stain on the front cover and the following few pages. The folding chart has a tear and a few small damages; see images.

Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
1
Subject
Esotericism
Author/ Illustrator
Richard Edlyn
Book Title
Observationes astrologicae, or, An astrologicall discourse
Condition
Good
Publication year oldest item
1659
Edition
1st Edition
Language
English
Original language
Yes
Publisher
Samuel Speed
Binding/ Material
Leather
Number of pages
125
Dimensions
14.5×9.5 cm
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