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Author: BACON FRANCIS Title: Sylva Sylvarum: Or, A Natural Historie. In Ten Centuries.
Description: London, Printed By John Haviland, for William Lee. 1639, Fifth Edition. Period Full Calf. Book measures 11 1/2 x 7 3/4 inches. Collation, , 218,, , New Atlantis, 43pp, complete with engraved frontis, and additional engraved title. Bound in full period or early calf, flat bands, blind lines to boards. Calf rubbed, scuffed, some loss on edges and corners, short split on joints, but both boards holding firm. Generally a good period binding. Internally, lacking fixed endpapers, initial stamp [ BE ], on both endboards, and on verso of title page, short tear to margin of frontis, small light stain marks to first few pages, light staining to lower half of about 30 other pages. Signature of Geoffrey Keynes on endpaper '', A few other inscriptions, of which two are dated, 1642,1672. Pages in good clean condition. A nice copy. Very Good.
Keywords: geoffrey keynes. francis bacon
Price: GBP 850.00 = appr. US$ 1213.79 Seller: George Jeffery Books
- Book number: 096616
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