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2. 1644. Small 8vo. Lugd. Bat., Hack.
A reprint of No. I, the text ending on p. 235. This is probably the edition mentioned by Merryweather, as follows:-“ I see Hackius, the Leyden printer, hath made a new impression, ... as is easily observable by the difference of the pages, and the omission of the Errata, which were noted in the first, though the title-page be the same in both.” This edition also is probably scarce, as it is not noticed by Wilkin or Gardiner." (London Medical Society.) 3. (No date). Small 8vo. (Paris.]
The usual frontispiece-title, and the words, "Juxta Exemp. Lug. Batavor. 1644.” It contains 244 pp. of text (some of those at the end of the volume being numbered wrongly), and 3 pp. of “Anacephalæosis : " the French verses in Pt. ii. § 4 are omitted. bably the edition mentioned by Merryweather in a letter to Sir T. B. (vol. iii. p. 486, ed. Bohn), as follows :“When I came to Paris the next year after (1645 ?], I found it printed again, in which edition both the Epistles were left out, and a Preface by some papist put in their place, in which, making use of and wresting some pas. sages in your book, he endeavoured to show that nothing but custom and education kept you from their Church.” The volume is probably scarce, as Gardiner appears never to have seen it. (Ashburnham Place.)
This is pro
4. (No date.) 12mo. [Paris.]
The usual frontispiece-title page, with the words, “ Juxta exemp. Lug. Batavor. 1644 :" contains pp. 174, with the
I Wilkin thought that No. 5 was the edition mentioned by Merryweather in his letter to Sir Thomas Browne ; but if so, there must be some mistake
address to the Reader beginning “Atheismi suspicione laborantes," &c. (Biblioth. Nation., Paris.) 5. 1650. Small Svo. Lugd. Bat., Hack.
A reprint of No. 2, with the usual frontispiece-title ; the text ending on p. 235. (Univ. Libr. Camb.) 6. 1652. Small 8vo. Argent., Spoor.
The usual frontispiece-title, and at the foot of the plate the words: “Religio Medici, cum Annotationibus. Argentorati, Sumptibus Friderici Spoor, 1652.” It contains : 1. the Editor's Preface, signed with the letters “L. N. M. E. M.,” which are supposed to mean, Levinus Nicolaus Moltkius (or Moltkenius) Eques Misniensis (or Mecklenbergensis, or Megalapolitanus) ;–2, 3, 4. the Prefaces of the Translator, the Author, and the Paris Editor ;5. the Latin text, with Annotations at the end of each section ;–6. the “Anacephalæosis,” &c. ;—7. a lengthy “Index Rerum quæ in Annotatis continentur ;”—and 8. a list of Errata on the last page. The Annotations are learned and useful, but intolerably prolix and tedious, and swell out the little book to pp. 440. (British Museum.) 7. 1665. Small 8vo. Argent., Spoor.
Apparently, an exact reprint of No.6, except the Errata on the last page. (British Museum.) 8. 1677. Small 8vo. Argent., Spoor.
Probably a reprint of No. 7. (Wadh. Coll. Oxford.) 9. 1692, 12mo. Francof.
Title, “ De Religione Medici, in Latinum versus a J. Merryweather, nunc vero Annotationibus a L. N. M. E. M.,” &c. Probably a reprint of No. 8. (Nutt's Cata
1743. 2mo. (?) Eleutheropoli. Title, “ Religio Medici. Juxta exemplar Lugduni impressum.” Probably very scarce :-mentioned on the authority of a friend, who saw it on a book-stall in Paris, 1870.
3. Dutch Translation. 1665. 12mo. Laege-duynen.
After the usual engraved title, the following printed title, “ Religio Medici. Dat is : Nootwendige beschrijvinge van Mr. Thomas Browne," &c. It contains a Preface by the Translator, (whose name is not mentioned, but who is. said by some persons to have been John Gründahl,) a Table of Contents, and the text with a few Notes, pp. 364. (British Museum.)
An edition printed in 1668, at Amsterdam, is inentioned by Watt, Biblioth. Britann. 1683. 12mo. Laege-duynen.
A reprint of the preceding, with additional Notes, Digby's “ Observations, and an Index, making altogether about 550 pages. (Wilkin.)
4. French Translatio 1668. 12mo. [La Haye.]
The title is as follows : "La Réligion du Medecin, c'est à dire : Description nécessaire par Thomas Brown touchant son Opinion accordante avec le pur service Divin d'Angleterre." It appears from pp. 99 and 169 to have been printed in Holland, and is said to have been translated from the Dutch by Nicholas Lefebvre; contains pp. 360. (Advocates' Libr. Edinb.)
5. German Translation.
1680. 4to. Leipz. (Watt, Biblioth. Britann.) 1746. 8vo. Prenzlau.
Title, “ Religion eines Artztes, nebst der Geschicht des Verfassers.” Attributed by some persons to George Venzky, or Veuztky.
Wilkin also mentions an edition in 4to. Leipz. 1680, by Christian Knorr, Baron of Rosenroth (calling himself Christian Peganius), which, however, he had never seen.
Sir Thomas Browne, in a letter to John Aubrey, dated March 14, 1672(3), says that the work had then been translated into High Dutch, and also into Italian, which latter translation neither Wilkin nor Gardiner, nor the present Editor, has ever met with.
LETTER TO A FRIEND, &C.
r. 1690. Fol. London, Brome.
Title, “ A Letter to a Friend, upon occasion of the Death of his intimate Friend. By the learned Sir Thomas Brown, Knight, Doctor of Physick, late of Norwich.” Said by the editor of the “Posthumous Works” to have been edited by Dr. Edward Browne, son of Sir Thomas :probably scarce. (British Museum.) A. 1712. 8vo. London, Curll.
In the volume entitled, “Posthumous Works of the learned Sir Thomas Browne, Knt., M.D., late of Norwich: printed from his original Manuscripts,” &c. &c. (British Museum.) There is a reprint title-page dated 1723. (British Museum.) O. 1821. 8vo. Edinb., Blackwood.
Edited by James Crossley, of Manchester, in the ninth volume of Blackwood's Magazine; ends at “ sinning immortality," (p. 146, 1. 25, of this edition.) (British Museum.) 4. 1822. 12mo, Edinb., Blackwood; and London, Cadell.
Edited by James Crossley, with some other of Browne's smaller works, in a small volume entitled, “ Tracts by Sir Thomas Browne, Knight, M.D. A New Edition.” Probably scarce. (British Museum.) S. 1831. Small 8vo. Cambridge (U.S.), Hilliard and
Brown. In the “ Miscellaneous Works of Sir Thomas Browne," forming the third volume of a series called “Library of