Item #67885 Dr John Dee's Spiritual Diaries (1583-1608). Being a reset and corrected edition of a True & Faithful Relation of what Passed for many Years between Dr John Dee ... and Some Spirits. John DEE, Meric Casaubon, Stephen Skinner, Signed.
Dr John Dee's Spiritual Diaries (1583-1608). Being a reset and corrected edition of a True & Faithful Relation of what Passed for many Years between Dr John Dee ... and Some Spirits...
Dr John Dee's Spiritual Diaries (1583-1608). Being a reset and corrected edition of a True & Faithful Relation of what Passed for many Years between Dr John Dee ... and Some Spirits...

Dr John Dee's Spiritual Diaries (1583-1608). Being a reset and corrected edition of a True & Faithful Relation of what Passed for many Years between Dr John Dee ... and Some Spirits...

London & Singapore: Golden Hoard Press, 2019. Second Limited Edition (Revised). Hardcover. Small, thick, Folio. ( 10 1/4" x 8 1/4" ). 842pp. Half black leather with green cloth boards, gilt titling and raised bands to spine, gilt title and device to front board. Appendices, footnotes, supplementary texts. 32 illustrations and diagrams including colour frontispiece and several colour illustrations. The leather bound deluxe version of the revised and corrected edition of Stephen Skinner's new edition of the work originally published as "A True & Faithful Relation of what passed for many Years between Dr. John Dee... and some Spirits," by Meric Casaubon in 1659. This edition limited to 150 hand-numbered copies SIGNED by Stephen Skinner. In 2011 Skinner's Golden Hoard Press released a new edition of the "True and Faithful" reset in a legible modern typeface, comprising John Dee's Spiritual Diaries for 25 years (1583-1608), making them available for the first time in an organized and readable form and incorporating corrections from the original notes of Meric Casaubon, Elias Ashmole and William Shippen, with reference to the original manuscript written by Dee. Sections which were originally missing from Casaubon's edition were added and many of Casaubon's errors corrected. Stephen Skinner also included a detailed introduction, appendices, extensive footnotes, supplementary texts, additional illustrations, and a Dee timeline. This new, 2019 edition of the work is revised and corrected, and for the first time includes translations of ALL the Latin text. Thus this is the deluxe version, of the best edition. The volumes were printed in Malaysia, on specially-purchased light-weight Japanese paper. Unexpected delays in distribution meant that copies sat for some time in a humid tropical warehouse, and as a consequence most - like this - were receive from the published with a little light foxing to the edges of the text block. A near Fine copy (no dust jacket issued). This deluxe edition now out-of-print. A large and heavy book, additional shipping will be required on international orders, and may be required on domestic orders. Item #67885
ISBN: 9781912212156

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