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1 BACON, Francis Essays and New Atlantis (Classics Club)
81272 Roslyn, New York Classics Club, Walter J. Black, Inc. 1942 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
A Classics Club edition offering the famous essays of Bacon, which explore basic aspects of everyday life, such as "Truth", "Death", "Love", etc. and are notable for their even-handedness. Also included is his unfinished utopian novel, "New Atlantis", which was published posthumously. Edited, with notes and introduction, by Gordon S. Haight. --- In full ecru linen cloth covers with Classics Club seal in red oval on front cover and with gilt-stamped titling and decorations on black & red spine title block; red topstain. Volume has neither dust jacket (likely as issued) nor Classics Club flyer. --- With inked gift inscription to front free endpaper, and mysterious marks to half title page, along with black speck to front cover and small streaks to textblock fore-edge; else a firm, bright copy.; Small Octavo (7-1/2 - 8 in. tall); xvi, 302 pages 
Price: 13.00 USD
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2 BACON, Francis The Essays or Counsels, Civil and Moral, of Francis Ld. Verulam Viscount St. Albans (The Essays of Francis Bacon)
70129 Mount Vernon, New York, Peter Pauper Press Hardcover Fine with no dust jacket 
Hard Cover. Fine/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7" - 9" Tall. Reprinted from the Deluxe Artists' Editions. Bacon's essays in a really lovely edition. Each essay labeled "Of ____", as in "Of Truth", etc. 230 pages with glossary of archaic terms. In decorative brown and tan covers, tan half cloth, gilt title spine.; LK41269; 8vo - over 7" - 9" Tall 
Price: 10.00 USD
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