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The Book of Secrets of Albertus Magnus of the Virtues of Herbs, Stones and Certain Beasts also A Book of the Marvels of the World

Magnus, Albertus] edited by Michael R. Best & Frank H. Brightman

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ISBN 10: 019812502X / ISBN 13: 9780198125020
Published by Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1973
Condition: Very Good+ Hardcover
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No signatures. Fading to dustjacket spine. Dustjacket is price-clipped. Dustjacket protected in archival mylar cover. ; xlviii, 128 pages. Blue cloth boards. Page dimensions: 217 x 137mm. Illustrated. Text in English. "'The Book of Secrets of Albertus Magnus' was compiled in Latin towards the end of the thirteenth century from many sources, only one of which was the writings of Albertus Magnus. An English translation was first published in about 1550, proving itself popular enough to be reprinted many times during the following ninety years. [. . .] At a time when knowledge and scepticism were growing, it is a reminder that many of the literate public were still interested in magic and the improbable." - from dustjacket blurb. Series title: "Series of Studies in Tudor and Stuart Literature". Bookseller Inventory # 17519

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Title: The Book of Secrets of Albertus Magnus of ...

Publisher: Clarendon Press, Oxford

Publication Date: 1973

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good+

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

Edition: First Edition.

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Text: English, Latin (translation)

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