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AGRIPPA, Henry Cornelius.
The Vanity of Arts and Sciences.

Description:
pp. (xviii), 368. Contemporary calf much dilapidated, joints holding by the cords, lacking portrait frontispiece here replaced by a facsimile , lacking leaf D7 also replaced by facsimile pages, one early leaf torn though without loss, the remaining text is good, ex libris RICHARD FREEMAN, offered as a working copy.

*A wonderful compendium of learning comprising 102 chapters, starting with '... the Sciences in General' and ending with 'A Digression in Praise of the Ass', by way of Metaphysicks - Miners and Metals - Astronomy - Chiromancy - Beggary - Merchandizing - Personal Oeconomy - Fishing - Practical Physick - Apothecaries, etc.

Printed by J. C. for Samuel Speed, and sold by the Booksellers of London and Westminster. London.

Date Published: 1676. 8vo.

Stock No. 63086

Price: 200.00

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