The works of Jacob Behmen, the Teutonic theosopher : to which is prefixed, the life of the author / with figures, illustrating his principles, left by the Reverend William Law.
|Main Author:||Böhme, Jakob, 1575-1624.|
|Related Names:||Law, William 1686-1761.|
|Language(s):||English ; German|
London : Printed for M. Richardson in Pater-noster Row, 1764-1781.
> Early works to 1800.
Mysticism > Early works to 1800.
Frontispiece, v. 1, is engraved port. of the author. Vol. 3 includes Law's diagrams. Fig. 1 is a folded, hand-colored engraving entitled: The true principles of all things. Fig. 2 is a hand-colored engraving entitled: The tree of the soul. Plates numbered I-XIII are untitled, and are mostly cosmic diagrams. Fig. I, no. 1 is entitled: The origin of things and the process of Christ; it consists of 2 folded leaves joined together to form a single plate hinged in at the center fold, with an additional folded sheet overlaying. Fig. II, a single leaf, is entitled: The constituent parts of man. Three final plates ("The first [second, third] table") are single leaves depicting the human body with up to 8 levels of overlays. The first and second tables show males, the third female.
Vol. 3-4 have publisher: Printed for G. Robinson in Pater-noster Row.
4 v. :
29 cm. (4to)
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