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The Essays Colours of Good and Evil Advancement of Learning of Francis Bacon

by Bacon, Francis

Condition: Very Good /No Jacket


London: Macmillan & Co. Ltd. Blue Cloth. 422,1pp. 1906 Fifth impression in this the library of English classics. Original publisher's blue cloth - gilt embossed to the spine and to the front board. A gilt embossed circular crest of the university of Aberdeen to the front board and a presentation plate from the same university tipped in as a page. No other inscriptions. Some spotting to the leading fore-edge and extreme margins of some pages. Numerous unopened pages. A very good, clean, tight, bright looking copy. . Very Good. 1906. Reprint.


  • Bookseller: Trumpington Fine Books Limited GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 236893
  • Title: The Essays Colours of Good and Evil Advancement of Learning of Francis Bacon
  • Author: Bacon, Francis
  • Format/binding:Blue Cloth
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Jacket condition: No Jacket
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: Reprint
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Macmillan & Co. Ltd
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1906

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