TAYLOR, Edward

TAYLOR, Edward. Jacob Behmen’s Theosophick Philosophy Unfolded. In Divers Considerations and Demonstrations, Shewing the Verity and Utility of the Several Doctrines or Propositions Contained in the Writings of that Divinely Instructed Author. Also, the Principal Treatises of the Said Author Abridged. And Answers Given to the Remainder of the 177 Theosophick Questions, Propounded by the Said Jacob Behmen, Which were Left Unanswered by Him at the Time of His Death. As a Help Towards the Better Understanding the Old and New Testament. Also What Man is With Respect to Time and Eternity. Being an Open Gate to the Greatest Mysteries. With a Short Account of the Life of Jacob Behmen

London: Printed for Tho. Salusbury, 1691.

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8vo (20 x 16 cm); [xii], 434, [8] pp. Engraved frontis. with bust portrait of Jacob Behmen. Near contemporary manuscript inscription on top pastedown [Bought of Mr Martin Bridan Bookseller on Tyne Bridge March 17 1722]. Browning due to age, foxing and minor wormholes throughout. Bottom left corner of frontis.not affecting image and three letters at bottom of  title page missing, Contemporary dark tan calf; blind-stamped tooling decoration on boards; spine in five compartments with raised bands; shelf-wear to covers; spine starting to at head of spine; corners bumped. A good copy.