The Works. In Five Volumes. Sir Francis Bacon.
The Works. In Five Volumes
The Works. In Five Volumes
The Works. In Five Volumes

The Works. In Five Volumes

London: Printed for J. Rivington and Sons, et al. 1778. Leather. Large Quarto. Very Good. Item #42460

5 Volumes. Pp. 6 p.l., xlii, [2], 575; 3 p.l., 658; 6 p.l., 681, [74] index; xx, [2], 529; vii, 604. Titles in red and black with engraved printer's devices, 4 copper-engraved frontises, including a portrait by Vertue, and 2 folding tables. Contemporary calf, later rebacked with blind-ruled smooth spine, morocco labels, gilt, endpapers renewed. Covers worn at extremities and a bit scuffed, corners of first volume exposed and rounded. Light browning of leaves throughout, very occasional foxing; otherwise a very clean, attractive set. A reprint of the 1765 edition, by R. Stephens, J. Locker, and T. Birch, described by Lowndes (I, 93) as a "beautiful and accurate edition"

Price: $2,000.00

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