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Editions of Browne's works

A major new edition of the complete works of Sir Thomas Browne has been commissioned by Oxford University Press, under the general editorship of Claire Preston. 

Work on individual volumes (including published unpublished works, correspondence and notebooks) will begin over the coming years and the edition is due to be published, 2012-16.

The standard editions are:

  • The Works of Sir Thomas Browne, ed. Geoffrey Keynes, 4 Vols. (Faber and Faber, London, 1964)
  • Pseudodoxia Epidemica, ed. Robin Robbins, 2 Vols. (Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1981). A marvellous scholarly edition.
  • Religio Medici, Hydriotaphia, and The Garden of Cyrus. Ed. Robin H. Robbins (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1972)
Also important for its annotations is: Works, ed. Simon Wilkin, 4 Vols. (London, 1835-36)

See also:

  • Sir Thomas Browne: The Major Works, ed. C.A. Patrides (London, Penguin, 1977). Still widely available.
  • Religio Medici, ed. James Winny (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1963)
  • Religio Medici, And Other Works, ed. L. C. Martin (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1964)
  • Urne Buriall, and The Garden of Cyrus, ed. John Carter (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1958)
  • The Works of Sir Thomas Browne, ed. Sir Geoffrey Keynes, 6 vols. (London, Faber, 1928-31)