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Image for The historie of life and death : With observations naturall and experimentall for the prolonging of life. Written by the Right Honorable Francis Lord Verulam, Viscount S. Alban.

The historie of life and death : With observations naturall and experimentall for the prolonging of life. Written by the Right Honorable Francis Lord Verulam, Viscount S. Alban.

By: Bacon Francis

Price: £750.00

Publisher: London, London : Printed by I. Okes, for Humphrey Mosley, at the Princes Armes in Pauls Church-Yard 1638: 1638

Seller ID: 096758

Condition: Very Good


Book measures 5 1/2 x 3 5/8 inches. [12],323pp, the imprimatur leaf present. Bound in full calf. Rebacked, [ not recently ], retaining the period or early boards. Calf rubbed, some minor wear, small nick on head of spine. Binding in good clean firm condition. Internally, pages clean throughout. A nice copy. View more info

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Sylva Sylvarum: Or, A Natural Historie. In Ten Centuries.

By: Bacon Francis

Price: £850.00

Publisher: London, Printed By John Haviland, for William Lee: 1639

Edition: Fifth Edition

Seller ID: 096616

Condition: Very Good


Book measures 11 1/2 x 7 3/4 inches. Collation, [16], 218,[19], [3], New Atlantis, 43pp, complete with engraved frontis, and additional engraved title. Bound in full period or early calf, flat bands, blind lines to boards. Calf rubbed, scuffed, some loss on edges and corners, short split on joints, but both boards holding firm. Generally a good period binding. Internally, lacking fixed endpapers, initial stamp [ BE ], on both endboards, and on verso of title page, short ... View more info

Image for Cabala : sive Scrinia sacra. Mysteries of state & government: in letters of illustrious persons, and great agents ; in the reigns of Henry the Eight. [ Bound with the  Additional Supplement to the Cabala ]

Cabala : sive Scrinia sacra. Mysteries of state & government: in letters of illustrious persons, and great agents ; in the reigns of Henry the Eight. [ Bound with the Additional Supplement to the Cabala ]

By: Bacon Francis

Price: £750.00

Publisher: London, Printed for G. Bedel, and T. Collins, and are to be sold at their shop at the Middle-Temple-gate in Fleetstreet 1654: 1654

Seller ID: 097111

Condition: Very Good


Bound with the Scrinia Ceciliana: Mysteries of State & Government: in Letters of the late Famous Lord Burghley, and Other Grand Ministers of State... Being a Further Additional Supplement to the Cabala, first edition. G. Bedel and P. Collins, 1663. Three parts in 1 volume. Collation, [18],347,[13],[12],355, [ i.e. 255],[17],[1],[14],228,,[8],pp. Book measures 7 3/4 x 6 inches. Bound in full period calf, raised bands. Calf rubbed, scuffed on edges and corners, tail of spi... View more info

Image for Sylva Sylvarum : Or, a Naturall History. In Ten Centuries; Whereunto is Newly Added the History Naturall and Experimentall of Life and Death, or of the Prolongation of Life.

Sylva Sylvarum : Or, a Naturall History. In Ten Centuries; Whereunto is Newly Added the History Naturall and Experimentall of Life and Death, or of the Prolongation of Life.

By: Bacon Francis

Price: £425.00

Publisher: London, London, printed by A.M. for William Lee 1658.: 1658

Seller ID: 097298

Condition: Very Good


Book measures 11 1.4 x 7 1/2 inches, [ 29x19mm ]. Complicated collation, engraved title, dated 1651, printed title dated 1658, [16],218pp, table of chief matters, [19pp],receipt for the gout [1pp], title page of '' Articles of Enquiry '', dated 1662, page numbers continue from 218-228pp, title page of '' New Atlantis '', 36pp, title page of '' History Natural '', dated 1658, [8pp], 64pp. Lacking engraved portrait. Bound in modern quater calf, cloth boards, gilt title let... View more info

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The Essays, Or Councils, Civil and Moral, with a Table of the Colours of Good and Evil. And a Discourse on the Wisdom of the Ancients

By: Bacon Francis

Price: £200.00

Publisher: London, Printed by E. Holt for George Sawbridge: 1701

Seller ID: 097724

Condition: Very Good Plus


Book measures 7 3/4 x 5 inches. Collation, [8],167-[8],[1],21[1],144pp. Bound in full calf. Rebacked, retaining the original panelled boards, raised bands, leather title label. Boards slightly sprung. Binding in very good clean firm condition. Internally, previous owners bookplate. Pages in very good clean condition. A very nice clean copy, in an attarctive full calf binding. View more info

Image for Sylva Sylvarum : Or, a Naturall History. In Ten Centuries; Whereunto is Newly Added the History Naturall and Experimentall of Life and Death, or of the Prolongation of Life.

Sylva Sylvarum : Or, a Naturall History. In Ten Centuries; Whereunto is Newly Added the History Naturall and Experimentall of Life and Death, or of the Prolongation of Life.

By: Bacon Francis

Price: £320.00

Publisher: London, London, printed by A.M. for William Lee 1658.: 1658

Edition: Seventh Edition

Seller ID: 097957

Condition: Very Good


Book measures 11 1.4 x 7 1/2 inches, [ 29x19mm ]. Complicated collation, engraved frontis and title page, plus printed title page, engraved title page dated 1651, printed title dated 1658, [16],218pp,table of chief matters, [19pp],receipt for the gout [1pp],, dated 1662, page numbers continue from 218-228pp, title page of '' History Natural '', dated 1658, [8pp], 64pp, title page of '' New Atlantis '', 36pp. [ This copy is not bound with the , Articles of Enquiry which... View more info

Image for Fables of the Ancients, in Philosophy, Morality, and Civil Policy; Illustrated and Explained

Fables of the Ancients, in Philosophy, Morality, and Civil Policy; Illustrated and Explained

By: Bacon Francis

Price: £42.00

Publisher: London, Printed by J. Cundee: 1803

Seller ID: 098856

Condition: Very Good


Book measures 16 x 11.cm. Collation, [4],136pp, engraved frontispiece, wood engravings. Spine rebacked, retaining the original marble boards. Marble rubbed, with loss of pattern. Binding in very good clean firm condition. Internally, pages clean throughout. A good clean solid copy. View more info

Image for The Essays or Counsels, Civil and Moral, of Sir Francis Bacon, Lord Verulam, Viscount St. Alban. With a Table of the Colours of Good & Evil. Whereunto is added the Wisdom of the Antients. Enlarged by the Honourable Author himself; and now more Exactly.

The Essays or Counsels, Civil and Moral, of Sir Francis Bacon, Lord Verulam, Viscount St. Alban. With a Table of the Colours of Good & Evil. Whereunto is added the Wisdom of the Antients. Enlarged by the Honourable Author himself; and now more Exactly.

By: Bacon Sir Francis

Price: £280.00

Publisher: London, James Knapton: 1691

Seller ID: 097114

Condition: Very Good


Book measures 6 3/4 x 4 1/4 inches. Collation, [8],222,[4],[10],28,[12],103,[1],2pp, with seperate title. pages. Bound in full panelled calf. Spine rebacked, retaining the original boards, raised bands, red title label. Calf lightly rubbed, some minor wear or abrasions. Binding in very good clean firm condition. Internally, occasional light spotting or browning. Pages in good clean condition throughout. A very nice copy, in an attractive binding. View more info

Image for Lord Bacon's Essays or Counsels Moral and Civil [ Translated from the Latin By William Willymott ] [ Complete in 2 Volumes ]

Lord Bacon's Essays or Counsels Moral and Civil [ Translated from the Latin By William Willymott ] [ Complete in 2 Volumes ]

By: Bacon Sir Francis

Price: £240.00

Publisher: London, printed: and sold by H. Parson in Grace-Church-Street, J. Brotherton and W. Meadows in Cornhill, A. Bettesworth in Pater-noster-Row, S. Ballard in Little-Britain, R. Gosling in Fleet-street, and C. King in Westminster-Hall, MDCCXX. [1720]: 1720

Seller ID: 097115

Condition: Very Good


Complete in 2 volumes. Books measure 7 3/4 x 5 inches. Collation, [16],503pp, xxx,432pp. Bound in full calf. Both volumes have been rebacked, retaining the original panelled boards, raised bands, leather title labels. Both volumes in very good clean firm condition. Internally, pages in good clean condition. A very nice clean set, in very attractive bindings. View more info