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Author Name    Bacon, Francis.

Title   The Twoo Bookes of Francis Bacon. Of the Proficience and Advancement of Learning, Divine and Humane.

Publisher    London: Printed [by Thomas Purfoot and Thomas Creede] for Henrie Tomes, and are to be sold at his shop at Graies Inne Gate in Holborne, 1605.

Seller ID   1551

Quarto. In two parts. [1], 45, 118 [i.e., 121]ff. A4-L4; M2; Aa4-Ggg4; Hhh2. First edition. Blank leaf present, but two errata leaves absent. C4r with the first state reading 'maniable.' Contemporary vellum, repaired by Bernard Middleton. From the library of C.R. Lowell, with his bookplate and his rubber stamp on each title-page. Also, on first title-page, an ownership inscription: "bibca Williams Scptio, 1813." Pforzheimer 36; Gibson 81; Grolier, Langland to Wither, 12; Grolier/Horblit 8a; Norman 97; STC 1164. Bound with: Sandys, Edwin. A relation of the state of religion.

Price = 12000.00 USD

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