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BACON, Francis. The Letters and the Life of Francis Bacon
London : 1861 - 74First edition of this monumental editorial achievement, conducted over a period of some 30 years by Tennyson's lifelong friend, the literary editor and biographer James Spedding (1808-1881), referred to by the poet as "the wisest man I know" (cited in ODNB). This set presented in a choice binding by one of the leading London binderies of the day, Riviere... Learn More£1,650.00
Stock Code: 139851
(BACON, Francis.) HARRISON, Martin (ed.) Catalogue Raisonné.
[London] : 2016First 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£1,250.00
Stock Code: 116274
BACON, Francis. Considerations touching a Warre with Spaine.
1629First 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?"),... Learn More£4,000.00
Stock Code: 68486
(BACON, Francis.) SYLVESTER, David. Francis Bacon.
New York : 1975First US edition in wrappers, first printing, inscribed by the artist on the half-title, "For Jack, with all best wishes and the great pleasure of meeting you Francis Bacon 21/3/1975". Simultaneously issued in cloth, this work features a series of interviews with Bacon from 1962 to 1974. Learn More£2,000.00
Stock Code: 131819
BACON, Francis. [Novum Organum sive indicia vera de interpretatione naturae.] Instauratio Magna.
London : 1620First edition of this "monumental work on the philosophy of science, on the systematic organization of knowledge, and on the inductive method" (Grolier/Horblit). Bacon's Novum Organum (a "new instrument" to replace the old Organon of Aristotle) had a revolutionary impact on early modern science by laying the foundation of the inductive method.
"Bacon's... Learn More£65,000.00
Stock Code: 138351