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The anatomy of melancholy: vvhat it is. VVith all the kindes, causes, symptomes, prognosticks, and seuerall cures of it. In three maine partitions, with their seuerall sections, members, and subsections. Philosophically, medicinally, historically opened and cut vp, by Democritus Iunior. With a satyricall preface, conducing to the following discourse.

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    [4], 64; [4], 188, [4], 189-332, [2], 333-379, 370-557, [7] p. ; 2°.

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General note: Democritus Junior = Robert Burton. The actual text begins new pagination and register. Signatures: a-g4 h6 A-4D4. Includes index. Entered to M. Sparke by consent of H. Cripps 24 May 1622. Brown staining and small scorch holes throughout, slightly affecting text UK-SuSCL Cited in: STC (2nd ed.), 4160 Madan, I, p.120 Format of surrogate: Microfilm. Ann Arbor, Mich.: University Microfilms International, 1955. 1 microfilm reel; 35mm. (Early English books, 1475-1640: 632:5). Ownership and custodial history: MS. ink signatures on tp.: "Philip Burton", "George Burton", the "George" crossed out and above it "Philip" and below "27 March 1734"; MS. ink note on second free endpaper: "presented... by Miss K.I. Mello of Leamington Spa"; donated 13 May 1952 by Miss K.I. Mello UK-SuSCL Binding Information: C19th? full calf with gold-tooling (including older spine?), stamp inside binding: "bound by Sangorski Sutcliffe, London, England" UK-SuSCL