Catastrophe mundi, or, Merlin reviv’d

Horace Walpole’s copy with his shelfmark.

  • Author:┬áLearned pen.
  • Title: Catastrophe mundi, or, Merlin reviv’d : in a discourse of prophecies & predictions, and their remarkable accomplishment. With Mr. Lilly’s hieroglyphicks exactly cut … As also a collection of all the antient (reputed) prophecies that are extant, touching the grand revolutions like to happen in these latter ages / by a Learned Pen.
  • Published: London : Printed and are to be sold by John How at south west corner of the Royal Exchange in Cornhill, and Thomas Malthus at the Sun in the Poultrey, 1683.

Catalog Record

49 2352

Acquired October 2013

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The Lewis Walpole Library, a department of the Yale University Library since 1980, is an internationally recognized research collection in the field of British eighteenth-century studies. Its unrivalled collection of Walpoliana includes half the traceable volumes from Horace Walpole's famous library at Strawberry Hill and many letters and other manuscripts by him. The Library's book and manuscript collections, numbering over 32,000 volumes, cover all aspects of eighteenth-century British culture. The Library is also home to the largest and finest collection of eighteenth-century British graphic art outside the British Museum; its 35,000 satirical prints, portraits, and topographical views are an incomparable resource for visual material on many facets of English life of the period. Located in Farmington, Connecticut, forty miles north of New Haven and within easy distance of Boston and New York, the Lewis Walpole Library's collections also include drawings, paintings, and furniture, all housed on a 14-acre campus with four historically important structures and extensive grounds. The Library runs an active fellowship program and sponsors conferences, lectures, and exhibitions in cooperation with other Yale libraries and departments.

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