The Anatomy of Melancholy. Robert Burton.
The Anatomy of Melancholy

The Anatomy of Melancholy. Edited by Thomas C. Faulkner, Nicolas K. Kiessling & Rhonda L. Blair. With an Introduction by J.B. Bamborough. Commentary by J.B. Bamborough with Martin Dodsworth.

Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1989-2000. 8vo. 6 volumes, set. First published in 1621. Original navy cloth, gilt. Mint in dust-wrappers. Item #4437

Robert Burton's The Aanatomy of Melancholy is one of the last great works of English prose to have remained unedited. This is the authoritative edition of the work. The text is based on a complete collation of all six editions published in Burton's lifetime. Three volumes of text are followed by commentary and an index.

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