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A true & 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 ... as also the letters of sundry great men and princes ... out of the original copy written with Dr. Dee's own hand, kept in the library of Sir Tho. Cotton, kt. baronet /
with a preface ... by Meric. Casaubon, D.D.
|Main Creator:||Dee, John, 1527-1608.|
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London : Printed by D. Maxwell for T. Garthwait, and sold at the Little North door of S. Pauls, and by other Stationers, 1659.
Title-page printed in red and black.
Edward Kelley was associated with Dee in these "actions." His initials, E.K., appear throughout the text.
"1587. Actio tertia" (caption title) begins new pagination.
Irregular pagination. Missing and misprinted page numbers.
Imperfect: lacking the leaf with engraved portraits with title 'The order of the inspirati'.
With bookplate of W. B. Yeats on front pastedown.
Rebound, with "A table of the several actions contained in the book... " & "The contents of the second part, The contents of the third part & Errata" bound to the back. Spine title reads "Dee's conference with spirits, 1659'.
"A table of the several actions contained in the book... " & "The contents of the second part, The contents of the third part & Errata"
Physical description: , 104, 109-256, 353-448, 45,  pages,  leaves of plates (1 folded) : ports., tables (engraving) ; 34 cm.
Citations/References: Wing (2nd ed.), D811
Citations/References: A descriptive catalog of W. B. Yeats's library, Edward O'Shea. - New York ; London : Garland, 1985, page 76.
|Contained in:||W. B. Yeats Library|
YL 501: From the Library of W. B. Yeats.
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|YL 501||Manuscripts Reading Room Special Access||Yeats Library|