Biathanatos : A declaration of that paradoxe, or thesis, that self-homicide is not so naturally sin, that it may never be otherwise. Wherein the nature, and the extent of all those lawes, which seeme to be violated by this act, are diligently surveyed
Written by John Donne, who afterwards received orders from the Church of England and dyed Deane of St Pauls, London. Published by authority
Printed for Humphrey Moseley, and are to be sold at his shop at the Princes Armes in St Pauls Churchyard,
|Physical Description:||, 192, 19 -218 p. ; 20 cm (4to)|
|Place of Publication:|
England -- London.
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|General note:||"Written in 1608, and published, contrary to Donne's command, by his son"(Grolier. Wither to Prior, vol. 1, p238)|
A reissue, with cancel title page, of the original undated edition.
Contains various Christian authors' commentaries on suicide.
Edited by the author's son, John Donne, who signed "The epistle dedicatory".
Pages throughout framed with line rules.
Title page in red and black.
|Citation / References note:||ESTC, R13916|
Keynes, G. Bibl. of John Donne, 48
Wing (CD-ROM, 1996), D1859
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