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London: 1631. Together with: New Atlantis, A Work Unfinished. Written by Francis, Lord Verulam, Viscount St. Alban. Published after the author's death by W. Rawley. Lacks the main title page, but with an extra engraved title page dated 1631. The engraved portrait of Bacon is mounted inside the front cover. , 218, ; , 43pp. 4to, old boards (well-rubbed and soiled; lacking spine but still firmly sewn). London: Printed by W. Lee, 1631. Possibly the 3rd edition. There is an.....
London: John Haviland, 1639. Together with: New Atlantis, A Work Unfinished. Written by Francis, Lord Verulam, Viscount St. Alban. Published after the author's death by W. Rawley. Lacks frontispiece & blank fly-leaves, but with an extra engraved title page dated 1631. , 218, 4to, old leathers (well-rubbed , joints starting but still firmly sewn; internally clean). London: John Haviland for William Lee, 1639. Fifth edition. Un-dated divisional title page for New Atlantis. The "Sylva Sylvarum" is a collection of Bacon's.....
New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1993. Profusely illustrated with both black and white and color paintings and calligraphy from the "Classic of Filial Piety" or Hsiao Ching. 176 pages, slim 4to, tan cloth, dust wrapper (wrapper sunned on spine and back panel slightly rubbed). New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1993. A fine copy in a near fine dust wrapper.
Amsterdam & Paris: Chez Moutard, 1785. 5 Volumes. 12mo, woodcut ornaments & title vignettes. 19th century mottles calf, rubricated edges, ornately gilt spines, lightly rubbed. First Complete Edition. The first edition of 1781 was complete in one volume, the second of 1785 in three, and the final two volumes were first published in 1788. Amsterdam & Paris: Chez Moutard, 1785 [Vols. I-III] & Chez Briand, 1788 [Vols. IV-V]., 1788. Very good (+). Barbier II 610.
Barcelona: Juan Jolis, 1744. Written in Italian. translated into Castilian by Gaspar Sanz Presbytero. 8vo, 1, (17) leaves, 288 p. full flexible vellum. Barcelona: Joan Jolis, 1744. Scarce. Very good (+). Curious work, written by a Jesuit and translated by a theologian who praises the wisdom and prudence, rejects ignorance, lust or neglect, and admire the best men of letters of all time. It was translated into Latin, French, English, German and Portuguese, and now, Castilian.