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The Works of Francis Bacon, Baron of Verulam, Viscount St. Alban, and Lord High Chancellor of England. In Three Volumes. To which is prefixed, a Life of the Author, by Mr. Mallet
An early edition of Bacon's Collected Works, based upon and expanding the 1740 edition undertaken by David Mallet, that edition possessed by Jefferson, who grouped Bacon with Locke and Newton "as the three greatest men who have ever lived". Contemporary panelled calf, marbled endpapers and pastedowns, rubbed, a bit chipped and some browning, but generally a well-preserved, attractive set. Printed for A. Millar in the Strand, London, 1753.
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