The works of Francis Bacon, Baron of Verulam, Viscount St. Alban, and Lord High Chancellor of England. In five volumes.


London, Printed for J. Rivington and Sons [etc.] 1778.

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Standard Title Works. 1778
Description 5 v. fronts. (v. 1, 3, 4: ports.) fold. tables. 30 cm.
Notes Reissue of the 1765 ed. printed for A. Millar. Cf. Brit. Mus. Cat., photolithographic ed. to 1955. v. 8, col. 780.
Title in black and red; vignette.
Front., v. 1: Geo. Vertue sculpsit 1728.
"The life of Francis Bacon, Lord High Chancellor of England": v. 1, p. [i]-xlii. "Nobilissimi auctoris vita" [signed Gul. Rawley] v. 4, p. xi-xviii.
Index to v. 1-3 at end of v. 3; index to v. 4-5: v. 5, p. 535-604.
Contents Philosophical works: Of the proficience and advancement of learning, divine and human. Sylva sylvarum; or, A natural history, in ten centuries. Physiological remains. Medical remains. Medical receipts. Works moral: A fragment of the colours of good and evil. Essays or counsels civil and moral. A collection of apophthgems, new and old -- v. 2. Works political. Law tracts: Maxims of the law -- v. 3. Writings historical. Theological works. Letters. Letters, speeches, charges, advices, etc., first published by Dr. Birch in one volume in octavo in 1763 -- v. 4. Opera philosophica: Instavrationis magnæ, pars I-IV -- v. 5. Opera philosophica: Historia densi et rari; necnon coitionis et expansionis materia per spatia. Historia gravis et levis. Historia sympathi et antipathia rerum. Historia sylphuris, mercurii, et salis. Historia et inquisitio prima de sono et auditu. Articuli quæstionum circa mineralia. Cogitationes de natura rerum. Instavrationis magnæ, pars V. Opuscula philosophica. Descripto globi intellectualis. Opera civilia et moralia. Historia regni Henri Septimi. Sermones fideles, sive Interiora rerum. De sapientia veterum. Meditationes sacr. Epistol.
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