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Bacon (Francis) The Essayes or, Counsels, Civill and Morall, lacking first and last blanks, title with ornamental border, woodcut head-pieces and initials, title soiled and with faint contemporary inscription, light marginal water-staining at beginning and end, causing slight loss to fore-edge of title and a few other leaves (repaired), bookplates of Viscount Birkenhead and Nathan of Churt, later sprinkled calf, rubbed at edges, rebacked with gilt spine and red morocco label, 8vo, for John Beale, 1639.

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Bacon (Francis) The Essayes or, Counsels, Civill and Morall, lacking first and last blanks, title with ornamental border, woodcut head-pieces and initials, title soiled and with faint contemporary inscription, light marginal water-staining at beginning and end, causing slight loss to fore-edge of title and a few other leaves (repaired), bookplates of Viscount Birkenhead and Nathan of Churt, later sprinkled calf, rubbed at edges, rebacked with gilt spine and red morocco label, 8vo, for John Beale, 1639.

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