Lot 53 of 302:
Dr. John Dee on spirits and apparitions  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$240
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
A True and Faithful Relation of What passed for many Yeers Between Dr. John Dee and Some Spirits: Tending (had it succeeded) to a General Alteration of most States and Kingdomes in the World...Also the Letters of Sundry Great Men and Princes...

Author:
Dee, John

Place:
Glasgow

Publisher:
The Antonine Publishing Co.

Date:
1974

Description:

[84], 448 [i.e. 348], 45 pp. Facsimile frontispiece with plates from diagrams. 32.9x20.3 cm (13x8"), cloth with gilt-lettered morocco spine labels, jacket, slipcase. No. 237 from an edition of 1000 copies of this facsimile edition signed by the publishers.

An account of the magical research by English magus, Dr. John Dee. Elizabethan England's leading philosopher and scholar, Dr. Dee records his efforts through the use of his occult powers, to aid humanity by bringing peace and reconciliation to a Europe torn by war and religious intolerance. Dee served as an advisor to Queen Elizabeth I, produced an important edition of Euclid, and amassed the greatest library in the England of his time.


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Condition:
Light scuffing and wear to slipcase, a few chips to jacket; fine in near fine jacket.


 
Item number:
308571
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