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BACON, Francis.

BACON, Francis.

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  1. 68486newsletter
    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... Learn More
    £4,000

    Stock Code: 68486

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  2. 125828
    First expanded edition in English, the Bradley Martin copy, well-margined and handsomely bound in contemporary calf. The fine engraved portrait by William Marshall, so often lacking, is present here.
    It was translated from the 1623 enlarged Latin version (De augmentis scientiarum) of Bacon's 1605 treatise on learning... Learn More
    £6,500

    Stock Code: 125828

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  3. 111422
    Provenance: with the engraved armorial bookplate of noted legal writer William Cooke (1757-1832) to..."> Second collected edition, "an edition more methodical, more elegant, and every way more complete, than any preceding" (Lowndes), first published by Millar in 1740, Gosling's 1730 edition lacking a small number of texts.
    Provenance: with the engraved armorial bookplate of noted legal writer William Cooke (1757-1832) to... Learn More
    £1,750

    Stock Code: 111422

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    First and limited edition, number 312 of 530 copies. Presentation copy to Francis Bacon inscribed by the author and signed by the artist on the title page: "Pour Francis Bacon, en espérant qu'un jour très prochain nous travaillions à quelque chose de moins abstrait sur son œuvre avec l'admiration et l'amitié de Michel... Learn More
    £250

    Stock Code: 114971

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  5. 116274
    First edition, first impression of this magnificent publication of Bacon's entire oeuvre, including many works which were never published or publicly exhibited. The only previous catalogue raisonné of Bacon's works (published in 1964) was incomplete, featuring only a third of Bacon's work and just 27 colour reproductions.... Learn More
    £1,250

    Stock Code: 116274

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