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by Arthur Edward Waite, 1909
Book Condition : Fair
Rebman Limited, London. 714 pp. 8vo, publisher's red cloth. First edition. Heavy sun fading to spine, and library stamps and pocket affixed to inside of the front of the book, with stamps on the page edges, with some overall wear to the binding, white spot left on spine where stickers and labeling have scarred the cloth, and have been whited out. Internally very nice.
by Thomas Burnet, 1728
Book Condition : Very Good
Gorgeously rebound London imprint of Burnet's classic examination of eschatology in the original Latin. Thomas Burnet (1635?-1715) was Head of Clare Hall, Cambridge, and later of the Charterhouse. He wrote several books of speculative cosmogony.
In "De Statu mortuorum" Burnet discourses on the nature of the soul and its middle state between death and resurrection. Spiritual bodies, angels, visions, apparitions etc. are all discussed. Burnet argues against the endlessness of punishment in the afterlife.
Last Update : 6/17/2017