Burton, Robert; Dell, Floyd (ed); Jordan-Smith, Paul (ed).
The Anatomy of Melancholy:. Now for the first time with the Latin completely given in translation and embodied in an all-English text.
Tudor Pub. Co. 1938 . Reprint. Hardcover. Originally published in 1621, this is a strangly readable and engaging tome. As noted in the preface, translated into modern terminology, Burton's title would read, "An Analysis of Morbid Psychology." A rather handsome copy of this rather uncommon volume. Very Good. No DJ. Item #3033 Light shelf wear, one corner through, joints starting, rear cracked, touch of fraying at head and heel, spine evenlyl lightly and evenly toned, presentation letter tipped in at ffep, else tight, bright and unmarred. Blue cloth boards, red ink labels, gilt lettering and decorative elements. 8vo. 1036pp (including 2pp Errata).