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Certaine considerations touching the better pacification, and edification of the Church of England.
[London]: printed [by T. Cotes] 4to (19.6 cm, 7.75"). [48] pp.. 1640 Francis Bacon on the reformation of the Church of England and particularly the purging and restoring of the church hierarchy, in a treatise dedicated and addressed directly to James VI. The work on suppression was originally published in 1604, but was => itself suppressed at that time; the present edition, printed at the beginning of a resurgence of the author's popularity, has an woodcut headpiece, two typographical ornaments, and a decorative capital. It is one of two editions issued in 1640 with the same collation: This is a copy of the edition with "pacification" spelled without a capital. Provenance: Pacific School of Religion (properly released). Later half leather and green marbled paper–covered boards, spine with gilt-stamped title; leather rubbed and spine with small scuffs. Ex-library with call number label, bookplate covering earlier plate, title-page and one other rubber-stamped, charge slip and pocket. Back pastedown with San Francisco bookseller's small label. Title-page with "By the Lord Verulam" inked in an early hand; pages age-toned/dust-soiled and occasionally lightly smudged, with old light (and indeed usually "faint") waterstaining across lower margins; many pages with small pencilled dots in margins.
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