Eniautos Terastios, Mirabilis Annus, or The Year of Prodigies and Wonders: being a faithful and impartial Collection of several Signs that have been seen in the Heavens, in the Earth, and in the Waters
Eniautos Terastios, Mirabilis Annus, or The Year of Prodigies and Wonders: being a faithful and impartial Collection of several Signs that have been seen in the Heavens, in the Earth, and in the Waters

Eniautos Terastios, Mirabilis Annus, or The Year of Prodigies and Wonders: being a faithful and impartial Collection of several Signs that have been seen in the Heavens, in the Earth, and in the Waters

London: 1661. Hardcover. Title continued: "together with many remarkable Accidents and Judgments befalling divers Persons, according as they have been testified by very credible hands; all which have happened within the space of one year last past, and are now made publick for a seasonable Warning to the People of these three Kingdoms speedily to repent and turn to the Lord, whose hand is lifted up amongst us." [8], 88 p.; 19 cm. Signatures: A-M4 (4to). Half calf with marbled paper over boards. All page edges are red. Wood-carved head-piece on page 1. Wing, E3127A. First two words of title in Greek characters. Place of publication from Wing. In this edition, line 4 of title ends "Won-"; in another edition line 4 ends "Wonders" (Wing E3127). Contains printed marginal notes. Pages 23, and 75-78 misnumbered 15, 77, 80, 73, and 76 respectively. The original double-leaf frontispiece is lacking and was replaced by a previous owner with an old facsimile copy. Inscription at head of title cropped. This is the first of three anonymous works published in the early 1660s in which the author described a collection of events reported to have happened in the sky, on the land, and in the water in and around England, as well as judgements on specific people, particularly those who oppressed Puritan ministers. Original frontispiece lacking; otherwise in Very Good Condition: leather over spine lacking; corners and edges rubbed; otherwise clean and tight. Very Good. Item #001126

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