Pseudodoxia Epidemica: or, Enquiries into Very many received Tenents, and commonly presumed Truths.

London: Edward Dod, 1646. First. hardcover. Title & text within double ruled borders throughout; some decorative with woodcut initials and headpieces. [20], 386 pages. Short folio, rebound in recent full brown calf; red morocco label gilt and with minimal blind-stamped details. London: Printed by T[homas] H[arper] for Edward Dod, 1646. First edition. License leaf is mounted; title has several neat professional repairs at margins; light foxing throughout, somewhat heavier on first and last pages; several ex-library inkstamps throughout and with some contemporary ink and modern pencil notations scattered throughout. Overall a very good solid copy in a handsome binding. very good.

Browne's "most considerable work...commonly referred to as 'Browne's Vulgar Errors...the size and varied character of this compilation are enough in themselves to show that it had been the work of many years." Keynes 73; Wing B5159; Osler 4488; Wellcome II, p. 253, Wheeler Gift Cat. 123.

Price: $1,500.00

Item #242559

See all items by