Lyons: Mathieu Liberal, 1684. Woodcut design on title page. 473, (7) pages. Thick 12mo, full calf, gilt spine (rubbed). Lyons: Mathieu Liberal, 1684. Revised and augmented. Very good. Drips of what looks to be sealing wax on endpapers. Old bookseller's label on front attached endpaper. Small oval abrasion though leather down to board on back cover.
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Paris: Desprez, 1752. Text in French. Woodcut design on title page. (48), 427, (5) pages. 12mo, full calf, gilt spine (leather brittle and well rubbed but binding very firm). Paris: Desprez et Cavelier, 1752. New edition, revised and corrected. Very good. Old ink and pencil marginalia and doodles on a handful of pages.
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.