1715 Quevedo Visions Occult GHOSTS Spanish Fantasy Dreams Demons Hell English

QUEVEDO, Francisco de

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“He who spends time regretting the past loses the present and risks the future.”

― Francisco de Quevedo

 

Francisco de Quevedo was one of the most well-known Spanish authors of the early 17th-century. He is most remembered for his satirical ‘dream’ poetry in which he writes himself into his story. ‘Dreams’ is a collections of five visions in which Quevedo witnesses the Day of Judgment and sees visions of hell, demons and devils, evil spirits being exorcised, and more experiences of the occult. The satire came in the form of Quevedo seeing various recognizable groups of people in hell including lawyers, astrologers, innkeepers, Protestants, accountants, Jews, physicians, and …women.

 

This 1715 English edition was translated and edited by Roger l’Estrange and published by Sare.

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1715 Quevedo Visions Occult GHOSTS Spanish Fantasy Dreams Demons Hell English

 

“He who spends time regretting the past loses the present and risks the future.”

― Francisco de Quevedo

 

Francisco de Quevedo was one of the most well-known Spanish authors of the early 17th-century. He is most remembered for his satirical ‘dream’ poetry in which he writes himself into his story. ‘Dreams’ is a collections of five visions in which Quevedo witnesses the Day of Judgment and sees visions of hell, demons and devils, evil spirits being exorcised, and more experiences of the occult. The satire came in the form of Quevedo seeing various recognizable groups of people in hell including lawyers, astrologers, innkeepers, Protestants, accountants, Jews, physicians, and …women.

 

This 1715 English edition was translated and edited by Roger l’Estrange and published by Sare.

 

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QUEVEDO, Francisco de

 

The visions of Dom Francisco de Quevedo Villegas, Knight of the Order of St. James. Made English by Sir Roger L’Estrange, Kt.

 

London : Printed by W.B. for Richard Sare near Gray’s-Inn-Gate in Holbourn, 1715.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages
    • [4], 344, [4], [1 blank]
  • References: Wing Q 201;
  • Provenance: Handwritten
    • Hudson
    • Hall
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Leather; tight & secure
  • Size: ~7in X 4.25in (18cm x 11cm)

 

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4314

Categories

Esoteric & Occult

Literature

Authors

QUEVEDO, Francisco de

Printing Date

18th Century

Language

English

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete