1629 ESSAYS COUNSELS CIVILL MORALL by SIR FRANCIS BACON
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Price : US $760.00
THE ESSAYES OR COUNSELS, CIVILL AND MORALL, OF FRANCIS Lo. VERULAM, VISCOUNT St. ALBAN. Newly enlarged. LONDON, Printed by John Haviland , and sold by R. Allot. 1629
RARE, RARE, RARE. Sir Francis Bacon, Lord of Verulam, Viscount of St. Albans. One of the worlds most famous men - a philosopher, historian, essayist, nobleman, politician, thinker, lawyer ...you name it and he was it. This book contains 58 essays on a variety of subjects (see picture # 2) from beauty, death, fortune, love, health, superstition, suspicion, revenge, marriage, ... The last 38 pages deal with A Table of the Colours of Good and Evil. This book is a classic, a masterpiece, deserving of a special spot in an advanced collection of rare books. A very early edition which is going on 400 years old (379 as of right now).
Approximately 5 1/2' x 7 1/4' ; (10),340, (38) pages . Leather covers, with red spine label 'BACON ESSAYS', solid and clean. Early famous bookplate ownership of Robert Carter and stamp of ST. ALBANS.
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