Works of Francis Bacon, Baron of Verulam, Viscount St. Alban and Lord High Chancellor of England,

By: BACON, Francis.

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BACON, Francis. The Works of Francis Bacon, Baron of Verulam, Viscount St. Alban and Lord High Chancellor of England. London : London: For F. C. and J. Rivington, [&c], 1819. In Ten Volumes. 8vo, full leather, gilt decorated spines with raised bands, marbled endpapers. Francis Bacon, 1st Viscount StAlban, (1561-1626), English philosopher, statesman, scientist, lawyer, jur ist, and historian. The English Volumes. Volume I. Pp (2),[iii]-lxxvi,(2),[3]-527,(3)+ portrait frontispiece.+ folding table ("The General Distribution of Human Knowledge". Contents: Life of Francis Bacon; . Philosophical works: : Of the Proficience and Advancement of Learning, Divine and Moral [in two books]; Sylva Sylvarum; or, A Natural History, in Ten Centuries . Volume II. Pp (2),[iii]-viii,[1]-561,(1). Contents: Sylva Sylvarum; or, A Natural History [continued]; New Atlantis; In Praise of Knowledge; Valerius Terminus of the Interpretation of NAture: with the Annotations of Hermes Stella;Filum Labyrinthi, sive Formula Inquisitionis ad filios; Sequla Chartarum; sive inquisitio legitima de calore et frigore; Physiological remains. Medical remains. Medical receipts. Works Moral: Colours of Good and Evil. Essaysor Counsels: Civil and Moral; . A Collection of Apophthegms, New and Old;. Theological Works. Volume III. Pp (2),[iii]-v,(3),[3]-534,(2). Contents: W orks Political. Volume IV. Pp (2),[iii]-vii,(5),[5]-549,(1). Contents: Law Tracts: Maxims of the Law [including "Charge touching Duels (pp.399-410); "The charge by way of evidence, against Frances countess of Somerset, concerning the poisoning of Sir Thomas Overbury (pp.457-471)]. Volume V. Pp (2),[iii]-xiii,(5),[5]-589,(3). Contents: Writings Historical : The History of the Reign of King Henry VII; The History of the Reign of King Henry VIII; The Beginning of the History of Great Britian; Letters. Volume VI. Pp (2),[iii]-xiv,(18),[5]-419, + very lengthy index to the first six volumes.. Contents: Letters, Speeches, Charges, Advices, etc. of Lord Chancellor Bacon, First published by Dr. Birch, in one Volume Octavo, in 1763. The Latin Volumes. Volume VII. Pp (2),[iii]-xv,(1),[1]-476 + folding table (opposite p.113).Contents: Opera Philosophica : Auctoris Vita [Gul. Rawley] Instauratio Mag na, pars I : De Dignitate et Augmentis Scientiarum, libri novem. Volume VIII. Pp (2),[iii]-xv,(1),[1]-464. Contents: Instaurationis Magnae, pars II : Novum Organum, sive Indicia Vera de Interpretatione Naturae. InstaurationisMagnae pars III; Instaurationis Magnae pars IV. Volume IX. Pp (2),[iii]-vi i,(1),[1]-569,(1). Contents: Historia Densi et Rari; Necnon Coitionis et Expansionis Materiae per Spatia. Historia Gravis et Levis. Historia sympathiae et antipathiae rerum. Historia sulphuris, mercurii, et salis. Articuli Quaestionum circa Mineralia. Cogitationes de Natura Rerum. Instaurationis Magnae pars V. Opuscula Philosophica. Descriptio Globi Intellectualis. Opera Civilia et Moralia : Historia regni Henri Septimi. Volume X. Pp (2),[iii]-vi,(6),[5]-335. + very lengthy index to the last four volumes.. Contents: Sermones Fideles, sive Interiora Rerum; De Sapientia Veterum;. Meditationes Sacrae; Epistolae. Small university libray stamp at foot of title pages, rearhinge crack to second volume, two very small holes to pp.323-4 of same vol ume; some browning to pp.456-462, small pen number at bottom of p.[iii] of most vols. Spines and boards have been restored, making this a strong attractive set with bright gilt on spine. Complete, with the portrait and the two folding tables. 2,400.00

Title: Works of Francis Bacon, Baron of Verulam, Viscount St. Alban and Lord High Chancellor of England,

Author Name: BACON, Francis.

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Publisher: F. C. and J. Rivington, London , 1819,:

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