Metaphysics Book c. 1635 "VARIETIES: A survey of Rare & Excellent matters, Metaphysic, magic, alchemy, death, duels, philosopher's stone"

Metaphysics Book c. 1635 "VARIETIES: A survey of Rare & Excellent matters, Metaphysic, magic, alchemy, death, duels, philosopher's stone"

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1635 five books in one binding, containing topics of science, Duels, Metaphysics, the philosophers stone, salamanders, and more. Coverless with book five being incomplete, pages have edge chipping and are somewhat brittle but extremely rare in any condition. Fantastically rare and worthy of professional rebinding. Detailed description below.

VARIETIES: or, A Svrveigh of Rare and Excellent matters, necessary and delectable for all sorts of persons. Wherein the principall Heads of diverse Sciences are illustrated, rare secrets of Naturall things unfoulded, &c. Digested into five Bookes, whose severall Chapters with their Contents are to be seene in the Table after the Epistle Dedicatory. By DAVID PERSON, of Loghlands in Scotland, Gentleman. Et quae non prosunt singula, juncta juvant. LONDON, Printed by Richard Badger, for Thomas Alchorn, and are to be sold at his shop, in Pauls Church-yard, at the signe of the green-Dragon. 1635." 'Digested into five books', 7" x 5 1/2", 256 & 101 pgs (the first four books in continuous pagination, the last book being incomplete). A very early, and lengthy, if incredibly flawed, treatise on "metaphysicks.


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