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BACON (Francis). Sylva sylvarum, sive Historia... - Lot 16 - Kâ-Mondo
BACON (Francis). Sylva sylvarum, sive Historia naturalis et Nova Atlantis. Amstelodami, ex officina Elzeviriana, 1661. Two parts in one volume in-12,  f. (including gr. title), 549 p.,  f., 86 p. contemporary ivory vellum with covers, smooth spine, title in ink (spine greyed out with label; some browning).
Elzevirian edition of this work by the English philosopher, originally published posthumously in 1627, following the edition given by W. Rawley, translated by Jacobus Gruterus and published by Isaacus Gruterus. Copper-engraved title. Early handwritten bookplates, including one dated 1669.
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