By Francis Bacon
London   William Pickering
7" by 4.5" [5], ii-xxiv, 349pp
A Bumpus bound collection of the influential essays of Sir Francis Bacon.
By Francis Bacon

1852 The Essays, or, Counsels Civil and Moral and Wisdom of the Ancients

London   William Pickering
7" by 4.5" [5], ii-xxiv, 349pp
A Bumpus bound collection of the influential essays of Sir Francis Bacon.
£120.00
: 0.75kgs / : 716P2

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Leather Binding, Signed Binding

In a signed binding by Bumpus.

A collection of the essays of Francis Bacon.

The essays in this collection vary greatly in subject, discussing death, unity in religion, friendship, health, and more.

Francis Bacon was a noted English philosopher.

Bookplate to the front pastedown, 'Henry Lloyd Gibbs'. This was the son of Hucks Gibbs, the 1st Baron Aldenham. Prior owner's ink inscription to the recto to the front free endpaper.

Condition

In a full morocco binding by Bumpus. A little fading to the spine. Minor marks to the boards. Bookplate to the front pastedown. Prior owner's ink inscription to the recto to the front free endpaper. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and generally clean with the odd spots.

Very Good Indeed

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