The Works of Francis Bacon, Baron of Verulam, Viscount St. Alban, and Lord Chancellor of England
London , Printed for A. Millar, 1765. Leather. London : Printed for A. Millar, 1765. Leather. Good Only. 11" by 9". None. A scarce Eighteenth Century collection of of the works of Francis Bacon. Three of five volumes. This is the most complete set of this work we have seen and is quite scarce. With a Frontispiece in Volumes I and III. Francis Bacon, 1st Viscount St. Alban,(22 January 1561 – 9 April 1626), was an English philosopher, statesman, scientist, jurist, orator, essayist, and author. He served both as Attorney General and Lord Chancellor of England. After his death, he remained extremely influential through his works, especially as philosophical advocate and practitioner of the scientific method during the scientific revolution. In red morocco bindings, with five raised bands and gilt detailing to the spines. Externally, worn; with rubbing and some loss of leather, and marks. The joints have failed, with all boards detached from the spines. Internally, generally firmly bound, but strained in places. The pages are generally bright and clean, with scattered spotting and handling marks, and cockling in places; with rubbing to the marbled paper endpapers. The free endpapers are detached from the text blocks. Volume I has a paper bookplate of George Gostling adhered to the front pastedown. Good Only . Ill.: None. Good Only .
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