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Bacon's Essays: with annotations by Richard Whately.

Bacon, Francis.

Published by C. S. Francis & Co., New York, 1857
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First U.S. edition of Bacon's essays with Whately's annotations. "From the second London edition, revised." Whately (1787-1863), the archbishop of Dublin, was a philosopher and political activist for Irish political reform. Bacon's essays are wide-ranging, covering such topics as truth, death, revenge, envy, love, boldness, sedition, cunning, friendship, suspicion, discourse, innovations, empire, travel, suitors, prophecies, beauty, deformity, praise, ceremonies, faction, anger, and judicature, to mention just a few. 8vo. xx, 536 pp. Publisher's textured dull green cloth; covers stamped in blind; lettered in gilt (now dull) on spine. Top of spine pulled with small loss of cloth and with a small paper label. Ex?social club library: 19th-century bookplate, call number on endpaper, no other markings A rather nice copy. Bookseller Inventory # 29112

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Title: Bacon's Essays: with annotations by Richard ...

Publisher: C. S. Francis & Co., New York

Publication Date: 1857

Edition: 1st Edition

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