AUTHOR: NOSTRADAMUS, Michel de
TITLE: The True Prophecies or Prognostications of Michael Nostradamus, Physician to Henry II. Francis II. and Charles IX. Kings of France, And one of the best Astronomers that ever were. A Work full of Curiosity and Learning.
PUBLISHER: London: by Thomas Ratcliffe, and Nathaniel Thompson, 1672.
DESCRIPTION: FIRST EDITION IN ENGLISH. 1 vol., 12-1/4" x 8-1/8", (xviii)522pp., complete with the exception of the exceedingly scarce engraved frontis portrait plate, paper loss to lower corner of 4 leaves not affecting text, unusually clean and bright throughout, no damp staining and largely free of foxing. Bound in recent half tan speckled calf, ribbed gilt decorated spine, panels tooled in blind, gilt lettered black morocco spine label.
REFERENCE: Wing N1399
CONDITION: An extremely good copy, and handsomely bound.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: This edition, the first in English, includes the original French quatrains with accompanying translations and annotations.