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    [Francis Bacon]. Francis, Lord Verulam. The Historie of the Raigne of King Henry the Seventh. London: 1622.

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    [Francis Bacon]. Francis, Lord Verulam. The Historie of the Raigne of King Henry the Seventh. London: printed by W. Stansby, for Matthew Lownes, and William Barret, 1622.

    First edition. Quarto. [4], 248 pages. Engraved portrait frontispiece of Henry VII by John Payne, title framed with elaborate woodcut borders, decorative head-pieces and large inhabited initials. Full mottled calf with triple blind stamped rules on boards, five raised spine bands with the number "70" painted in compartment. Blind stamped line patterns near head and foot. Binding is rubbed, scuffed and soiled, upper left corner of rear board is bent. Front joint cracked at foot. Boards bowed. Hinges cracked. Textblock lightly cockled. Lacks pastedown endpapers, book label of "Viscount Mersey/ Bignor Park" on verso of front board, small ink annotation on verso of rear board. Three inch diagonal tear in front free endpaper, rear free endpaper dampstained. Repaired two-and-a-half inch vertical tear in leaf B1. Some foxing, occasional soiling, and minor marginal dampstaining. Very good.



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