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BACON, Francis
Sylva Sylvarum: or A Naturall Historie. : In ten centuries New Atlantis.
London: J. H[aviland] for W[illiam] Lee, 1631. 1631 ENGLISH ed Francis Bacon Sylva Sylvarum Atlantis Natural History Philosophy"Some books should be tasted, some devoured, but only a few should be chewed and digested thoroughly."― Francis BaconA rare collection of important works of Francis Bacon bound together as one!Francis Bacon, one of the most famous English philosophers and scientists of the Renaissance. While most of his work deals with discovery, scientific method, and the scientific revolution, he did lean strongly toward Puritanism in his personal devotion.This book 'Sylva Sylvarum' with 'Novus Atlas' is a famous set of philosophical treatises covering topics such as medical treatments for prolonged life and preservation of youth by using opium! Bacon wrote this book as a collection of miscellaneous topics - others include ancient wisdom and secrets. Also, this work is bound with another of his works, 'New Atlantis'.This 1631 English edition was published in London, printed with a dedication to King Charles I.Item number: #13016Price: $1500BACON, FrancisSylva Sylvarum: or A Naturall Historie. : In ten centuries ... New Atlantis.London : Printed by J. H[aviland] for W[illiam] Lee, 1631.Details: · Collation: Complete with all pages; 2 works in 1o 'Sylva Sylvarum' - [10], 258, [8]o 'New Atlantis' - [4], 44 (i.e. 48)· References: Wing B 330;· Provenance: Handwritten - James B[...illegible]· Language: English· Binding: Leather; tight & secure· Size: ~11.75in X 7.75in (29.5cm x 19.5cm)Our Guarantee:Very Fast. Very Safe. Free Shippin … [Click Below for Full Description]
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