History of Dr. Faustus, shewing his wicked life and horrid death, and how he sold himself to the devil, to have power for 24 years to do what he pleased, also many strange things done by him with the assistance of Mephostophiles. With an account how the devil came for him at the end of 24 years, and tore him to pieces.

Files

50a: Woodcut on title-page of a man in profile, shown wearing a hat and tailored coat holding a container in hand and a sword in the other.
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Title

History of Dr. Faustus, shewing his wicked life and horrid death, and how he sold himself to the devil, to have power for 24 years to do what he pleased, also many strange things done by him with the assistance of Mephostophiles. With an account how the devil came for him at the end of 24 years, and tore him to pieces.

Publisher

Glasgow: Printed for the Booksellers

Date

1840-1850 per University of Glasgow Union Catalogue of Scottish Chapbooks

Extent

24 pages
16 cm

Identifier

Description

'119' is printed at the foot of the title page
Woodcut #50a: Woodcut on title-page of a man in profile, shown wearing a hat and tailored coat holding a container in hand and a sword in the other.

Type

biography

Subject

Chapbooks - Scotland - Glasgow
Religion and Morals

Source

Archival & Special Collections, University of Guelph Library, Guelph, Ontario

Is Referenced By

University of Glasgow Union Catalogue of Scottish Chapbooks http://special.lib.gla.ac.uk/chapbooks/search/

Format

JPEGs and PDF derived from master file, which was scanned from the original book in 24-bit color at 600 dpi in TIFF format using an Epson Expression 10000XL scanner.

Rights

In the public domain; For high quality reproductions, contact Archival & Special Collections, University of Guelph libaspc@uoguelph.ca 519-824-4120 Ext 53413

Language

English

Contributor

Archival and Special Collections, University of Guelph Library, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Citation

“History of Dr. Faustus, shewing his wicked life and horrid death, and how he sold himself to the devil, to have power for 24 years to do what he pleased, also many strange things done by him with the assistance of Mephostophiles. With an account how the devil came for him at the end of 24 years, and tore him to pieces.,” Scottish Chapbooks, accessed August 8, 2022, https://scottishchapbooks.lib.uoguelph.ca/items/show/522.

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