Two Treatises: in the one which the Nature of Bodies; in the Other, the Nature of Mans Soul is Looked Into: in way of Discovery of the Immortality of Reasonable Souls

Digby, Kenelme (Kenelm)

Published by Printed for John Williams, London
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1658, 1657. Full leather. Pages mis-numbered in various spots throughout, although signature numbers and catchwords all correspond. [48], A-T8, U4, Aa-Hh8,Ii3, [6], Aaa-Ggg8, Iii-Lll4. A work of natural philosophy, containing theories or musings on various topics relating to medicine and science, as well as a discussion of atomism. Kenelm Digby was an English courtier and diplomat, as well as a philosopher, considered an eccentric by many of his contemporaries (see Wikipedia). Provenance: Title page bears 'Tycho Wing, His Book 1718,' perhaps indicating this was owned by the Tycho Wing I (1696-1750) of England, an astronomer and philosopher. A name, John Hays, also appears. POOR condition. Ex-library, withdrawn from a theological institution. Minor stamping in the interior. Remains of a paper label on the upper covers. Front cover and first 16 pages DETACHED. Some scuffing to the the leather. Extremities bumped and worn. Spine rather worn, with chips missing from the head and tail. Several ownership signatures present. Some browning and scattered spotting to the the text block. Page 32 in the second part torn along the lower margin, with minor loss of text. Small wormhole affecting the upper margin of the last several pages. Bookseller Inventory # 010202

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Title: Two Treatises: in the one which the Nature ...

Publisher: Printed for John Williams, London

Binding: Leather

Book Condition:Poor

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Book Type: Ex-Library

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