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Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper

Thursday 28th March 2019: 1:00pm GMT

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Lot 19

Bacon (Sir Francis) The Essaies, I. D[awson]. for Elizabeth Iaggard, , 1624 bound with Apologie, in Certaine Imputations concerning the late Earle of Essex, 1605

 

£750 - 1,000

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Bacon (Sir Francis) The Essaies, title within woodcut typographical border, woodcut head-pieces and decorative initials, lacking initial blank but with final blank, cropped with loss to title-border, I. D[awson]. for Elizabeth Iaggard, 1624; Apologie, in Certaine Imputations concerning the late Earle of Essex, lacking E4 (final leaf), last few leaves frayed at lower outer corner with loss of a few letters, for Matthevv Louvvns, 1605, together 2 works in 1 vol., a little soiled and water-stained, some slight worming, old ink name "H.L.Brown" to front free endpaper and costings to blank at end of first work, contemporary limp vellum, rubbed and stained, lacking ties, [Gibson 12 & 70; STC 1146 & 1113], small 8vo

⁂ Both scarce editions: ESTC lists 4 UK copies of the first and 3 of the second.

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Full Lot Details

Bacon (Sir Francis) The Essaies, title within woodcut typographical border, woodcut head-pieces and decorative initials, lacking initial blank but with final blank, cropped with loss to title-border, I. D[awson]. for Elizabeth Iaggard, 1624; Apologie, in Certaine Imputations concerning the late Earle of Essex, lacking E4 (final leaf), last few leaves frayed at lower outer corner with loss of a few letters, for Matthevv Louvvns, 1605, together 2 works in 1 vol., a little soiled and water-stained, some slight worming, old ink name "H.L.Brown" to front free endpaper and costings to blank at end of first work, contemporary limp vellum, rubbed and stained, lacking ties, [Gibson 12 & 70; STC 1146 & 1113], small 8vo

⁂ Both scarce editions: ESTC lists 4 UK copies of the first and 3 of the second.

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