Heydon, John (b. 1629) The Harmony of the World, Being a Discourse of God, Heaven, Angels, Stars, Planets, Earth; the miraculous Descen
Heydon, John (b. 1629) The Harmony of the World, Being a Discourse of God, Heaven, Angels, Stars, Planets, Earth; the miraculous Descentions and Ascentions of Spirits. London: Printed for Henry Brome, 1662. First and only edition; engraved portrait frontispiece bound opposite the title, woodcut text diagrams; rare, no copies at auction since 1950; five U.S. copies listed in ESTC; bound in later half leather, marbled paper boards, two or three leaves trimmed along fore-edge, touching text, 5 3/4 x 3 1/2 in.
In this rare astrological work, English Neoplatonist occult philosopher and astrologer, Heydon describes the preparation of "Rosie Crucian" medicines.
*8 (frontis, title, *3-8), a-c8, d7 (lacking d8 ?blank), B-R8, S4.
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