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    Bacon's Sylva Sylvarum with New Atlantis

    Sir Francis Bacon. Sylva Sylvarum: Or, A Naturall Historie. In Ten Centuries. The fifth edition. London: Printed by John Haviland, for William Lee, 1639. Fifth edition. Two parts in one volume [bound with:] New Atlantis. A Worke unfinished. Written by the Right Honourable, Francis, Lord Verulam, Viscount St. Alban. Folio in sixes. [xx], 218, [20, table]; [iv], 43, [1] pages. Nineteenth-century speckled calf, triple blind rule border on covers, spine with black morocco lettering label. Binding scuffed and rubbed, with wear along the joints, corners and edges. Previous owner's ink signature scratched out on front free endpaper. Occasional light browning or foxing to sheets, but generally very clean. Overall, a very good, attractive copy. Gibson 175.

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    October, 2013
    17th Thursday
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