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"The essays or counsels, civil and moral, of Sir Francis Bacon Lord Verulum Viscount St. Alban with a table of the colours of good & evil: whereunto is added The wisdom of the ancients ..."
Of the colours of good and evil.
Bacon, Francis, 1561-1626.
Gorges, Arthur, Sir, 1557?-1625.
[Edition statement: ] Enlarged ... and now more exactly published.
"The wisdom of the ancients," translated by Sir Arthur Gorges, has separate paging and special t.p.
This edition contains in addition to the 58 essays, Bacon's "A fragment of an essay of fame,""A civil character of Julius Caesar," and "A civil character of Augustus."
Index follows p. 222.
, 222, , 28, , 111 p.
London: Printed by M. Clark for Samuel Mearne ... John Martyn ... and Henry Herringman ...,
Wing / B288
Reproduction of the original in the Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery
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