John Dee"s natural philosophy between science and religion by Nicholas H. Clulee

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Published by Routledge in London, New York .

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  • Dee, John, 1527-1608.,
  • Hermetism -- England -- History -- 16th century.,
  • Occultism -- England -- History -- 16th century.

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Book details

StatementNicholas H. Clulee.
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LC ClassificationsBF1598.D5 C58 1988
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 347 p., [24] p. of plates :
Number of Pages347
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2033737M
ISBN 100415006252, 0415031222
LC Control Number88009693

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