SACRED THEORY OF THE EARTH, with an Introduction by Basil Willey

Carbondale, Illinois: Southern Illinois University Press, 1965. Hardcover. A speculative cosmogony, first published in 1681, in which Burnet (c.1635-1715) suggested a hollow earth with most of the water inside until Noah's Flood, at which time mountains and oceans appeared. A volume in the Centaur Classics series. Frontispiece, with textual illustrations. Tall octavo. Original blue cloth binding, with gilt titles. The dust jacket is lightly edgeworn, with some minor bubbling in the laminate. Better than very good. Near fine / Very good. Item #70125

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