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Works of Francis Bacon Lord High Chancellor by Sir Francis Bacon - Hardcover - 1778 - from Reagan's Rare Books and Biblio.com

Works of Francis Bacon Lord High Chancellor

by Sir Francis Bacon

Condition: Very Good


J. Rivington and Sons, 1778. Hardcover. Very Good. THIS COMPLETE FIVE VOLUME SET IS IN VERY GOOD+ CONDITION BOUND IN FULL LEATHER WITH BRIGHT GILT RULE TO BOARDS, SPINES REBACKED AT SOME POINT WITH SIX COMPARTMENTS AND FIVE RAISED BANDS, BLIND STAMP AND GILT DETAILS TO COMPARTMENTS. SOME LIGHT SCUFFS TO BOARDS AS SEEN IN PHOTOS. BINDING AND HINGES ARE VERY GOOD, NO LOOSE OR MISSING PAGES, PAGES ARE WITHOUT MARKS, LIGHT SPORADIC FOXING. LARGE QUARTO BINDINGS MEASURE 12"x10". A NICE EXAMPLE IN GREAT CONDITION.
Multi-volume Set

  • Bookseller: Reagan's Rare Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 202642434499
  • Title: Works of Francis Bacon Lord High Chancellor
  • Author: Sir Francis Bacon
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: J. Rivington and Sons
  • Date published: 1778
  • Keywords: leather, quarto

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