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De Statu Mortuorum et Resurgentium Tractatus. (Of the state of the dead and of those that are to rise)
by Thomas Burnet, 1728
Book Condition : Very Good

Gorgeously rebound London imprint of Burnet's classic examination of eschatology in the original Latin. Thomas Burnet (1635?-1715) was Head of Clare Hall, Cambridge, and later of the Charterhouse. He wrote several books of speculative cosmogony.

In "De Statu mortuorum" Burnet discourses on the nature of the soul and its middle state between death and resurrection. Spiritual bodies, angels, visions, apparitions etc. are all discussed. Burnet argues against the endlessness of punishment in the afterlife.

$500
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Declamation on the Preeminence and Nobility of the Female Sex

by Heinrich Cornelius Agrippa, 1726
Book Condition : Good

Leiden : Chez Theodore Haak, 1726. Wear to extremities and light soiling, as seen in photos, Binding: tight and secure vellum binding. Set complete with all 1350 pages; plus indexes, prefaces, and such. Size: ~7in X 4.25in (18cm x 11cm)

French work. Full title : "Sur la noblesse, & excellence du sexe feminin, de sa preeminence sur l'autre sexe, & du sacrement du mariage : avec le traittè Sur l'incertitude, aussi bien que la vanitè des sciences & des arts : ouvrage joli, & d'une lecture tout a fait agreable"

$1395

Last Update : 01/30/2018