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Sylva Sylvarum: or, A Natural Historie, In Ten Centuries. 480.00

Bacon, Francis

Catalogue No.: g4863


London.: Printed for William Lee, And are to be sold by Thomas Williams at the Bible in Little-Britain, And William Place at Grays-Inne Gate in Holburn.


Seventh Edition; Published Date: 1658


Contains wood-cut head pieces and initials and pictorial title page (1651).


290 x 190 mm (11 x 7 inches) - Title page 1651 (1) Title page 1658 (1), Dedicatory Epistle to King Charles (2),To The Reader (3), Table of Experiments (7), Publisher's Adverts (2), 218,A Table of Chief Matters (19). Receipt for the Gout (1), Title page (1), To The Reader (1), 36, Title


Full leather.


G: in Good condition. Respined with repairs to leather on corners. Faint gilt ruling barely visible. Wear to leather with some loss to corners and edges. No title label to spine. Missing endpapers. Title pages creased. Browning foxing and water staining to prelims and intermittently throughout.

Whereunto is Newly Added the History Naturall and Experimentall of Life and Death, or of the Prolongation of Life. Both Written by The Right Honourable Francis Lo. Verulam Viscount St. Alban. Published after the Authors death, By William Rawley Doctor in Divinity, on of his Majesties Chaplains. Bound with New Atlantis. A Work Unfinished. Engraved pictorial title page of 1651 Edition pasted in front of book , (Printed W. Lee at the Great Turks head next to the Mytre Tavrne in Fleetstreet).

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Sylva Sylvarum: or, A Natural Historie, In Ten Centuries.