Author:Burton, Robert


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By: Burton, Robert

Price: ¥1,000.00

Publisher: New York Review Books: 2001

Seller ID: RWARE0000047762

ISBN: 0940322668

Condition: Very Good

A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. One of the major documents of modern European civilization, Robert Burton's astounding compendium, a survey of melancholy in all its myriad forms, has invited nothing but superlatives since its publication in the seventeenth century. Lewellyn Powys called it "the greatest work of prose of the greatest period of English prose-writing," while the celebrated surgeon William Osler declared it the greatest of medical treatises. And Dr. Johnson, Bos... View more info



By: Burton, Robert

Price: ¥250.00

Publisher: Jove: 1994

Seller ID: RWARE0000021792

ISBN: 0515115037

Condition: Good

Talk about an eye for an eye! Burton has created a lively mystery that will delight those who believe a criminal should suffer a fitting penalty. Psyc hiatrist Alan Forester is into light S&M, but his mental disengagement enab les him to keep from acknowledging his penchant's implications until almost the last minute. San Francisco provides a fertile field for Forester's dea lings. First is Kate Carbone, who winds up on the beach at the bottom of a cliff, an obvious suicide, except that her husband is not convinced. Then K elly Caldwell gets a firmer answer to her personal ad than she had expe... View more info