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Francis Bacon
The Essayes, Or, Counsels, Civill and Morall
London : Printed by Iohn Beale, 1639-01-01. Leather Bound. Very Good. London : Printed by Iohn Beale, 1639. [8], 340, [44] p. ; 19 cm. (4to in 8s) Fully bound in contemporary brown calf skin leather. 5 raised bands. 6 compartments. Orange Morocco spine labels with gilt lettering. Gilt borders along spine. Tight binding and solid boards. Minimal shelf wear. Slight rubbing. Marbled endpapers. Personal library bookplate of Gordon W. Jones, MD inside front board. Otherwise, pages are clean and unmarked.<br><br>With alphabetical table of contents for the Essays on leaves Z3,4.Title within border, text within black rule; initials.First and last leaves are blank."Of the colours of good and evill" has a separate title page: p. [5]-[42] at end.Contains all 58 essays in addition to "Of the colours ..."<br><br>A bright and clean copy of this scarce, but significant work. Please feel free to view our photographs.
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