The Private Diary of John Dee and the Catalogue of His Library
Dee, John. The Private Diary of John Dee and the Catalogue of His Library
London: John Bowyer Nichols and Son, 1842. Hardback 8vo; first edition. 102 pp with additional 35 pp containing reports, laws, and membership of the Camden Society. Original publisher’s brown cloth with embossed boards and gilt spine. Condition: Very Good. Boards slightly rubbed and soiled; corners bumped; “English Reading Room” stamp to all edges; bumping to head and tail of spine; slight rubbing of gilt; former owners’ names in ink to FFEP; front hinge split but intact. $500
A unique glimpse into John Dee’s life and work. Extremely scarce in this edition; printed for the Camden Society for the Publication of Early Historical and Literary Remains. A handsome copy with minimal soiling despite belonging to a reading room at one point.