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Title
The vindication of astrology &c
Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1674
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MssCol 143
Topics
Astrology, English -- History -- 17th century
Astrology -- History -- 17th century
Astrology -- Early modern, 1500-1700
Astrology -- Early works to 1800
Medicine -- Early works to 1800
Palmistry -- Early works to 1850
Physiognomy -- Early works to 1800
England
Genres
Manuscripts
Physical Description
Extent: .21 linear foot (1 volume)
Description
Manuscript written in England in 1674 by an unknown author, divided into chapters which respond to criticisms and alleged misunderstandings of astrology. Contains many Biblical allusions and argues that astrology is not witchcraft. Includes "An Appendix Containing a Vindication of Physick, Chiromancy, and Physiognomy" as well as an index which lists the chapter titles.
Type of Resource
Text
Languages
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19477225
Photo Order: 52036
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 834b9360-6a7b-0131-3441-58d385a7b928
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1674: Created
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "The vindication of astrology &c" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1674. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/dda68e50-809f-0131-2241-58d385a7bbd0

Chicago/Turabian Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "The vindication of astrology &c" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 17, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/dda68e50-809f-0131-2241-58d385a7bbd0

APA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. (1674). The vindication of astrology &c Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/dda68e50-809f-0131-2241-58d385a7bbd0

Wikipedia Citation

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The vindication of astrology &c