The Art of Memory.

D'Assigny (Marius)

The Art of Memory.

A Treatise useful for such as are to Speak in Publick.

Description: FIRST EDITION, lower outer corners and fore-edges somewhat affected by damp and worming, the first 2 gatherings correspondingly repaired (without loss), pp. xxiv, 91, [1], small 8vo, original sheep, spine worn and defective at head, contemporary signature at head of title of one Thos. Overbury, eighteenth-century armorial book-plate (with motto in Welsh) of W. Wynne, sound

Publication Details: Printed by J[ohn] D[arby] for Andr. Bell, 1697

Notes: Directed at young men aiming to serve in church and state and dedicated to 'the Young Students of Both Universities.' Chapter VI, 'Of such natural things as may be assisting to, and may comfort memory' contains various recipes, for both internal and external application. The approach is humoural.

Bibliography: (Wing D280; ESTC R22842)

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Price: £850

Subject: History

Published Date: 1697

Stock Number: 48601

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