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Böhme, Jakob (1575-1624) Mysterium Magnum; [bound with] Durant Hothams (1617-1691) The Life of Jacob Behmen; [and] Böhmes Four Tables

Auction:
3117B
Lot:
13
Sold for:
$3,321$2,700

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3117B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
July 20, 2018 12:00PM

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Böhme, Jakob (1575-1624) Mysterium Magnum; [bound with] Durant Hotham's (1617-1691) The Life of Jacob Behmen; [and] Böhme's Four Tables of Divine Revelation. London: Printed by M. Simmons for H. Blunden, at the Castle in Corn-Hill, 1654. First edition, double-sided engraved frontispiece bound opposite the typographical title page in Mysterium Magnum, The Life of Behmen bound first; Four Tables bound last; contemporary or near-contemporary marginal notes intermittently throughout, almost all covered over with paper slips, bound in modern sheepskin, 10 1/2 x 7 in.

Life of Behmen: [A]1, B-F4, G3.
http://estc.bl.uk/R211359

Mysterium Magnum: [pi]2 (two-sided engraved frontis and title), A2, A4, a4, B-H2, I-Z4, Aa-Zz4, Aaa-Zzz4, Aaaa-Oooo4, Pppp3.

Four Tables of Divine Revelation: H2-H5, I4, K3 (lacking final ?blank K4).
http://estc.bl.uk/R175590
Estimate $4,000-5,000


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Jacob Behmen, Christianity, Hand, Jakob Böhme, Mysterium Magnum, Protestantism, London

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