Lot 37
  • 37

Bacon, Sir Francis

Estimate
700 - 1,000 GBP
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Description

  • Bacon, Sir Francis
  • Scripta in naturali et universali philosophia. Amsterdam: Louis Elsevir, 1653
  • Paper
12mo (118 x 64mm.), additional engraved title-page, woodcut device on title-page, woodcut initials and headpieces, folding letterpress table (slightly torn without loss), old calf, occasional light damp-staining towards end, binding rubbed and rebacked

Provenance

T. Jollies, early inscription on frontispiece

Literature

Caillet 617; Gibson, Bacon 223; Pieters 181; Willems 1157

Catalogue Note

"An important collection of Bacon's minor writings" (Gibson). This is the first printing of this collection, edited by Isaac Gruter.
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