Lot 13 of 302:
Bacon's Essays, 1639 edition  

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The Essayes or, Counsels, Civill and Morall...With a Table of the Colours, or Apparances of Good and Evill, and Their Degrees, as Places of Perswasion, and Disswasion, and Their Severall Fallaxes, and the Elenches of Them

Bacon, Francis


John Beale



[6 of 8], 340, [42 of 44] pp. (Lacking leaves A1 and BB8). (4to) rebacked calf blind ruled on covers, spine lettered in gilt on red morocco spine label. 

The Newly Enlarged edition of Bacon's Essays. Pagination on pp. 74-5 is reversed. Lacking portrait. Marginalia in early hand on title page and a few leaves, some later marginalia in pencil.

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Calf heavily rubbed, corners chipped; title page chipped around edges, some other leaves chipped or creased, mild wave to leaves; very good.

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