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1662 Francis Bacon ESSAYS Fideles Ethics Economics Crime LAW Politics ELZEVIER
Amstelodami : Ex. officina Elzeviriana, 1662. - 1662 Francis Bacon ESSAYS Fideles Ethics Economics Crime LAW Politics ELZEVIER “Some books should be tasted, some devoured, but only a few should be chewed and digested thoroughly.” Francis Bacon 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. An extremely rare Elzevier printing of Bacon’s “Sermones fideles”. According to Willems, this is the fourth edition produced by the Elzevier house, but the only with the Elzevier publisher in the title page. “Sermones fideles” is the title of the work as a whole, but it contains four other works that come from ‘The Essays’. Bacon discusses politics, economics, ethics, crime, law, and science all through the lens of philosophy. This work was translated from his ‘Essays’ which was printed earlier in English. Item number: #1053 Price: $750 BACON, Francis Fr. Baconi, . Sermones fideles, ethici, politici, oeconomici, sive Interiora rerum. Accedit Faber fortunae . Amstelodami : Ex. officina Elzeviriana, 1662. Details: • Collation complete with all pages: 404, [4] • Binding: Armorial leather; tight & secure • References: Willems 1279; Goldsmid I, 21; • Provenance: Gilt-embossed armorial – NOBILIS IRA AVITO VIRET HONORE o John Stuart, 3rd Earl of Bute, KG, PC (25 May 1713 – 10 March 1792) was a Scottish nobleman who served as Prime Minister of Great Britain (1762–1763) under George III. He was arguably the last important favourite in British politics. He was the first Prime Minister from Scotland following the Acts of Union in 1707. o William Stuart (1798 -1874), of Tempsford Hall in Bedfordshire and Aldenham Abbey in Hertfordshire, was the eldest son of William Stuart, Archbishop of Armagh, and Sophia Margaret Juliana, daughter of Thomas Penn of Stoke Poges. The Archbishop was the fourth son of John, 3rd Earl of Bute. He was Justice of the Peace and a Deputy Lieutenant. He married, firstly, 8 August 1821, Henrietta Maria Sarah, eldest daughter of Admiral Sir Charles Morice Pole, Baronet. She died 26 July 1853, and he married, secondly, 31 August 1854, Georgina Adelaide Forester. He collected a large library part of which was sold at Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge 17 June 1875, and a further portion at Christie, Manson & Wood's on 6 March 1895 when 215 lots realised £4,296.19.0. The remainder of the library was destroyed by fire at Tempsford Hall not long after the sale. The Royal Library at Windsor has a large number of books that belonged to Lord Stuart de Rothesay and to William Stuart. The latter bought many books at the sale of the former and often added his arms to books that had belonged to him, but were without his arms. • Language: Latin • Size: ~5in X 3in (13cm x 8cm) Our Guarantee: Very Fast. Very Safe. Free Shipping Worldwide. Customer satisfaction is our priority! Notify us with 7 days of receiving, and we will offer a full refund without reservation! 1053 Photos available upon request. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
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