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BACON, Francis (1561-1626). Sylva sylvarum: or a Naturall Historie [New Atlantis. A Worke Vnfinished]. London: J. H. for William Lee, 1628. 2 parts in one volume, 2° (269 x 167mm). Additional engraved title, dated 1629, by Cecill, engraved portrait, woodcut headpieces and initials (last leaf defective, some discolouration, spotting and staining, a few leaves at the end becoming loose). 19th-century half calf (worn, covers detached). Provenance: Thomas Edward Watson (bookplate; by descent to the present owners). Second edition. STC 1170; Gibson 172; with another 3 works.

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BACON, Francis (1561-1626). Sylva sylvarum: or a Naturall Historie [New Atlantis. A Worke Vnfinished]. London: J. H. for William Lee, 1628. 2 parts in one volume, 2° (269 x 167mm). Additional engraved title, dated 1629, by Cecill, engraved portrait, woodcut headpieces and initials (last leaf defective, some discolouration, spotting and staining, a few leaves at the end becoming loose). 19th-century half calf (worn, covers detached). Provenance: Thomas Edward Watson (bookplate; by descent to the present owners). Second edition. STC 1170; Gibson 172; with another 3 works.
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