The Pourtract of Old Age. Wherein is contained a Sacred Anatomy Both of Soul, and Body, and A Perfect Account of the Infirmities of Age Incident to them Both. Being a Paraphrase upon the Six former Verses of the 12. Chapter of Ecclesiastes. John SMITH.
The Pourtract of Old Age. Wherein is contained a Sacred Anatomy Both of Soul, and Body, and A Perfect Account of the Infirmities of Age Incident to them Both. Being a Paraphrase upon the Six former Verses of the 12. Chapter of Ecclesiastes.

The Pourtract of Old Age. Wherein is contained a Sacred Anatomy Both of Soul, and Body, and A Perfect Account of the Infirmities of Age Incident to them Both. Being a Paraphrase upon the Six former Verses of the 12. Chapter of Ecclesiastes.

London: Printed by J. Macock, for Walter Kettilby, 1676. Second edition, "corrected", 8vo, (xvi), 266, (6 index) pp. Folding table. Contemporary calf, gilt titled red spine label, joints and spine ends recently restored. A meditation on the description of old age in Ecclesiastes chapter 12, explaining and adapting them to the rigours of 17th century science. First published as "Gerochomia basilike. King Solomons portraiture of old age" in 1666. Wing S4116. Item #26857

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