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Burton, Robert. The Anatomy of Melancholy: Volume II

£70.00

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This is the second volume of the Clarendon edition of Robert Burton's The Anatomy of Melancholy, containing the text and textual apparatus for The Second Partition'. A third volume of text and two volumes of commentary will follow. In The Second Partition', Burton treats the spectrum of cures for melancholy, generally following the organization and analysis of symptoms and causes of the disorder as presented in The First Partition'. Here is found Burton's remarkable synthesis of cultural geography and climatic influences on temperament in the Digression of the Ayre' and his long excursion in the consolatio tradition. The final two sections of the partition present remedies from physics and surgery.

This edition is in good condition with slight discolouration of the outer sleeve. The sleeve is also slightly market with a small spot mark on the front. There is also some slight creasing on the sleeve.

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Author(s):
Burton, Robert
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1990
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0198123302
ISBN-13:
9780198123309
Number of pages:
443
Publisher:
Clarendon / Oxford University Press
Title:
Robert Burton The Anatomy of Melancholy Volume II

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This is the second volume of the Clarendon edition of Robert Burton's The Anatomy of Melancholy, containing the text and textual apparatus for The Second Partition'. A third volume of text and two volumes of commentary will follow. In The Second Partition', Burton treats the spectrum of cures for melancholy, generally following the organization and analysis of symptoms and causes of the disorder as presented in The First Partition'. Here is found Burton's remarkable synthesis of cultural geography and climatic influences on temperament in the Digression of the Ayre' and his long excursion in the consolatio tradition. The final two sections of the partition present remedies from physics and surgery.

This edition is in good condition with slight discolouration of the outer sleeve. The sleeve is also slightly market with a small spot mark on the front. There is also some slight creasing on the sleeve.

This item is not eligible for Standard UK Delivery. Courier Delivery only.

Author(s):
Burton, Robert
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1990
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0198123302
ISBN-13:
9780198123309
Number of pages:
443
Publisher:
Clarendon / Oxford University Press
Title:
Robert Burton The Anatomy of Melancholy Volume II

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