Lot 24 of 515:
Baconiana 1679  

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Lot closed - Sold For:$240
Estimate:
$400 - $600

Title:
Baconiana. Or Certain Genuine Remains of Sr. Francis Bacon, Baron of Verulam, and Viscount of St. Albans
Author:
Bacon, Francis
Place:
London
Publisher:
Printed by J.D. for Richard Chiswell
Date:
1679
Description:

[2], 270, [2], 104, [8] pp. Engraved portrait frontispiece. (12mo) 18x10 cm (7x4"),  period speckled calf rebacked with newer calf spine, red morocco spine label lettered in gilt, decorated edges. First Edition.

A compilation of several of Bacon's minor writings. Wing B269.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
General light wear to calf with rubbing to extremities; front hinge cracked, offsetting to endpaper edges, interior with light toning, occasional marginal staining; very good.
 
Item number:
299437
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