John Dee. The Politics of Reading and Writing in the English Renaissance. John DEE, Series William H. Sherman, Arthur F. Kinney.

John Dee. The Politics of Reading and Writing in the English Renaissance.

Amherst, MA: University of Massachusetts Press, 1995. First US Softcover Edition. Softcover. Octavo. xiv + 292pp. b&w illustrations, notes, bibliography & index. A volume in the series Massachusetts Studies in Early Modern Culture. Án important and highly original study of Dee, that by reexamining such issues as the role of his library in his life, his reading habits, the people with whom he interacted, and the intellectual context in which he operated, presents him as anything but the eccentric, reclusive philosopher that many imagine him to have been. An ex-library copy with the usual markings & priced accordingly. Otherwise just some light shelf wear and bumps, page edges darkened, text unmarked. Overall a tight, clean near VG copy. Item #63356
ISBN: 1558490701

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