1682 Osborne on Misogyny Atheism Queen Elizabeth King James Ottoman Turks

OSBORN, Francis

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Francis Osborne was a 17th-century English essayist known for his “Advice to a Son”. Many of Osborne’s works were responses to or theories on politics and philosophy. In ‘Advice to a Son’, Osborne wrote a controversial warning against women in a provocative and atheistic manner. While the works of Osborne were popular quite popular amongst readers, not all critics felt the same. Samuel Johnson, for one, was less than impressed. According to Lowndes,

“[The Works of Osborne, 1673], frequently reprinted, are now in little estimation. The author, Dr. John styled ‘A Conceited fellow.’ Were a man to write so now, the boys would throw stones at him.”

 

This 1682 printing of “The Works of Francis Osborne” includes ‘Advice’ but also includes ‘Political Reflections of the Turks,’ ‘Memoirs of Queen Elizabeth and King James,’ and other miscellaneous essays and letters.

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1682 Osborne on Misogyny Atheism Queen Elizabeth King James Ottoman Turks

 

Francis Osborne was a 17th-century English essayist known for his “Advice to a Son”. Many of Osborne’s works were responses to or theories on politics and philosophy. In ‘Advice to a Son’, Osborne wrote a controversial warning against women in a provocative and atheistic manner. While the works of Osborne were popular quite popular amongst readers, not all critics felt the same. Samuel Johnson, for one, was less than impressed. According to Lowndes,

“[The Works of Osborne, 1673], frequently reprinted, are now in little estimation. The author, Dr. John styled ‘A Conceited fellow.’ Were a man to write so now, the boys would throw stones at him.”

 

This 1682 printing of “The Works of Francis Osborne” includes ‘Advice’ but also includes ‘Political Reflections of the Turks,’ ‘Memoirs of Queen Elizabeth and King James,’ and other miscellaneous essays and letters.

 

Item number: #1848

Price: $499

 

OSBORN, Francis

 

The Works of Francis Osborne, … divine, moral, historical, political, in four several tracts … 1. Advice to a son … 2. Political reflections on the government of the Turks … 3. Memoires on Q. Elizabeth and K. James. 4. A miscellany of essays, paradoxes, problematical discourses, letters, characters … The eighth edition.

 

London : Printed for R.D. and are to be sold by Allen Banks, 1682.

 

Details:

  • Collation complete with all pages: [12], 628
  • References: ESTC R9538; Arber Term Cat. I.122; Lowndes 1735
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Leather; tight & secure
  • Size: ~7in X 5in (18cm x 13cm)

 

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1848

Categories

Asia, Africa, & Middle Eastern

European History

Authors

OSBORN, Francis

Printing Date

17th Century

Language

English

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete