The Works of Francis Bacon (in 10 vols)

The Works of Francis Bacon (in 10 vols). Francis Bacon.
The Works of Francis Bacon (in 10 vols)
The Works of Francis Bacon (in 10 vols)
The Works of Francis Bacon (in 10 vols)
A significant compilation of the scientific and philosophical works of one of the most influential thinkers of the 17th century
The Works of Francis Bacon (in 10 vols)

London: Printed for J. Johnson…by H. Bryer, 1803. Ten octavo volumes (231 x 136 mm.). Bound (by Bickers) for Blackwell (stamp-signed on the verso of the front free endpaper) in early twentieth-century maroon scored calf. Covers ruled in gilt, smooth spines ruled and lettered in gilt, gilt turn-ins decoratively tooled in gilt, marbled endpapers, edges sprinkled green. Engraved frontispiece portrait by James Fittler in Volume I. A near fine set.

A significant compilation of the scientific and philosophical works of one of the most influential thinkers of the 17th century. Comprising, Volume I: The Life of the Lord Chancellor Bacon, Of the Advancement of Learning, Sylva Sylvarum, or A Natural History in Ten Centuries (Centuries I-VIII); Volume II: Sylva Sylvarum (Centuries IX-X), Physiological Remains, Medical Remains, Medical Receipts, Works Moral, [and] Theological Works; Volume III: Works Political; Volume IV: Law Tracts [and] Maxims of the Law; Volume V: Writings Historical [and] Letters; Volume VI: Letters (continued) [and] Letters, Speeches, Charges, Advices, &c.…Volume VII: Instauratio magna; Volume VIII: Instaurationis magna pars II, III and IV; Volume IX: Instaurationis magnae pars V, Opuscula philosophica, [and] Opera civilia et moralia; Volume X: Opera civilia et moralia (continued), De sapientia veterum, Meditationes sacrae, [and] Epistolae.
Near Fine (Item #3560)

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