Item #18 1586: A Lawyer's Musings and a Very Early Ghost Story
1586: A Lawyer's Musings and a Very Early Ghost Story
1586: A Lawyer's Musings and a Very Early Ghost Story
1586: A Lawyer's Musings and a Very Early Ghost Story
1586: A Lawyer's Musings and a Very Early Ghost Story

1586: A Lawyer's Musings and a Very Early Ghost Story

Item #18

Alexandri ab Alexandro, iurisperiti neapolitani, Genialium dierum libri sex, varia ac recondita eruditione referti: nunc postremum infinitis mendis ... Paris, apud Thomam Brumennium, in clauso Brunello, sub signo Oliuae monte D. Hilari, 1586, 8vo., 17 x 10.5 :[131]-427-[1]. Handsome German blindstamped pigskin with unusually interesting armorials to covers in blind; internally toned somewhat, edges dyed. A Handsome copy overall. RARE with only 3 copies of this edition listed in FirstSearch.

The daily musings of Neapolitan lawyer Alessandri. The book is of some occult interest as it is one of the earliest works to contain a ghost story where the author visits a haunted house in Rome, and after the room is torn asunder and the ghost is scared off, he emerges from underneath the couch where the lawyer is sleeping.

Price: $950.00