Title THE WORKS OF FRANCIS BACON LORD CHANCELLOR OF ENGLAND. 16 Volumes A New Edition by Basil Montagu, Esq.
Publisher London William Pickering 1834
Seller ID 998
8vo's (approx. 8-1/2 x 5-1/4 inches) in full polished calf with 5 raised bands, leather title labels and gilt decoration on spines. All edges red. Marbled endpapers. Old bookseller's ticket on verso of front free endpaper of Vol. 1. Nice detail tooling at edges. Bindings are quite attractive, but a little rubbed with chipping and cracking on the spines. Volume 5 with cracked joint on back cover, but still firmly attached. Illustrated with frontis portrait in Volume 1., fold-outs facsimile and chart (vols 2 & 9), and a few additional engraved plates in other volumes. Text in English and Latin.