The Anatomy of Melancholy

Creator

Date

1866

Identifier

Shoults Eb 1866 B

Type

Publisher

London: William Tegg

Abstract

Special Collections' third edition of Burton's Anatomy of Melancholy (1628) lacks the explanatory poem, here is the 1866 printed version, offering descriptions and meanings to many of the emblems and symbols used: e.g. Frame II: Jealousy, including a kingfisher and a swan.

Files

Cabinet 6-Burton2.jpg

Citation

Robert Burton, “The Anatomy of Melancholy,” ourheritage.ac.nz | OUR Heritage, accessed June 13, 2024, https://ourheritage.ac.nz/items/show/10677.