The Occult Philosophy In The Elizabethan Age by Frances A. Yates


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Routledge, Kegan & Paul, Routledge, Kegan & Paul, 1980. Jacket lightly marked, edges rubbed, some foxing but text clean, a very good copy.

'Yates renowned survey of the occult movements of the Renaissance, highlighting the work of John Dee, Giordano Bruno, and other key esoteric figures. The text is seen as invaluable in illuminating the relationship between occultism and Renaissance thought, which had a profound impact on the rise of science in the seventeenth century. Stunningly written and highly engaging, Yates' masterpiece is a must-read for anyone interested in the occult tradition.'