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BACON, Francis.

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  1. Considerations touching a Warre with Spaine.

    Considerations touching a Warre with Spaine.

    Written by the Right Honourable Francis Lo. Verulam, Vi. St. Alban.
    First edition, uncommon, just a handful of copies at auction in the last 30 years. Written in 1624, this essay is dedicated to Charles I, as prince of Wales ("Your Maiestie hath an Imperiall name; It was a Charles that brought the Empire first into France; A Charles that brought it first into Spaine; Why should not Great Brittaine have his turne?"), and is a plea for Britain to mount a naval challenge to Spain's European hegemony: "For money no doubt is the principall part of the greatnesse of Spaine … but in this part of all others is most to be considered, the ticklish and brittle State of the greatnesse of Spain. Learn More
    £4,000

    Date of Publication: 1629

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    Stock Code: 68486

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  2. Derrire le miroir.

    Derrire le miroir.

    First edition. Deluxe edition limited to 150 copies on Vélin de Rives. Learn More
    £2,250

    Date of Publication: 1966

    Published: France

    Stock Code: 81269

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  3. Paintings.
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    Paintings.

    First edition, first impression. Presentation copy inscribed by the artist on the half-title: "To Ken Lingane with my best wishes, Francis Bacon". Ken Lingane was head printer at the Hillingdon Press, which printed the present catalogue. Learn More
    £750

    Date of Publication: 1985

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 112303

    Signed: Yes

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  4. Caged. Uncaged.

    Caged. Uncaged.

    Translated by Sofia Gomes and Maria Ramos.
    First edition, first printing. Published to coincide with Bacon's exhibition at the Museu de Arte Contemporânea de Serralves, January 24 - April 20, 2003. Learn More
    £180

    Date of Publication: 2003

    Published: Porto

    Stock Code: 80606

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