Lot 60 of 429:
Pseudodoxia Epidemica by Thomas Browne 1650  

Click image to enlarge
Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$780
$500 - $800

Pseudodoxia Epidemica: Or, Enquiries Into Very Many Received Tenents, And Commonly Presumed Truths

Browne, Thomas


Printed by A. Miller for Edward Dod



[16], 329, [10] pp. Woodcut headpieces, floriated initials. (4to) 26.5x17.5 cm (10½x7"), later mottled calf rebacked, spine ruled and lettered in gilt with blindstamped ornamented rules, morocco spine label, ornamental gilt borders. Second Edition.

The second edition, "corrected and much enlarged by the author." Sir Thomas Browne's popular work refuting the common errors and superstitions of his age. According to Keynes  "considerably less common than its predecessor". Wing B5160, Keynes 74. 

Lot Amendments

Some wear, abrasions to covers, fore-edge corners lightly chipped; endpapers toned a bit with a few minuscule chips at edges, light ripple to pages, occasional stains; very good.

Item number:
Shipping info:

We have a full service shipping department to ensure proper packing and safe delivery of purchases at reasonable cost. We are specialists at packing and shipping books and works on paper.   All lots purchased by the same client are combined for shipping in order to keep the cost as economical as possible.  Our preferred method for domestic shipments is UPS Ground but we can also ship via FedEx or USPS Priority Mail. We do NOT ship USPS Media Mail under any circumstances.For international orders we select the most appropriate carrier depending on the value and weight of the items purchased.  We are happy to accommodate special arrangements by request.

Invoices are sent out the day following the auction and include a minimum $10 handling fee plus actual shipping and insurance charges.

Shipping estimates can be obtained  by contacting [email protected] prior to the auction.


Terms and conditions


All accepted bids are contracts and are considered final and non withdrawable.


A buyer's premium of 20% will be applied to all purchases.


The person posting the bids online has to be the person who has registered for the auction.