Resuscitatio or, bringing into publick light several pieces of the works civil, historical, philosophical, and theological, hitherto sleeping of the right honourable Francis Bacon Baron of Verulam, Viscount Saint Alban. In two parts. The third edition, according to the best corrected copies, together with his Lordships life. By William Rawley, doctor in divinity, his lordships first and last Chaplain. And lately his Majesties Chaplain in Ordinary. Francis Bacon.

Resuscitatio or, bringing into publick light several pieces of the works civil, historical, philosophical, and theological, hitherto sleeping of the right honourable Francis Bacon Baron of Verulam, Viscount Saint Alban. In two parts. The third edition, according to the best corrected copies, together with his Lordships life. By William Rawley, doctor in divinity, his lordships first and last Chaplain. And lately his Majesties Chaplain in Ordinary.

1670. London: printed by S[arah]. G[riffin]. and B[ennet]. G[riffin]. for William Lee, and are to be sold at his shop, at the sign of the Turks head in Fleetstreet over against Fetter Lane, anno Domini 1671.

Thick folio, [12], 17, [1], 192, 187-255, [3], 99, [19], 8, [2], 16, [2], 18, [2], 19-26, [2], 27-62, [4], 58, [10], 92, [12], 26 p. (order varies per Gibson). With a portrait frontispiece and a plate after p. 17. Very early calf, hinges repaired, armorial bookplate of Thomas Weld of Brittwell Oxon.

§ The third and best edition. ESTC notes: "The second part of the Resuscitatio" has separate title page, dated 1670, pagination and register.

Includes: ’A preparatory to the history natural & experimental. ... By a well-wisher to his Lordships writings’ with a separate title page ( A1r) bearing the imprint: London, printed by Sarah Griffing and Ben. Griffing, for William Lee at the Turks-head in Fleet-street, over against Fetter-Lane, 1670 and with separate pagination (Wing B317).
Includes: ’Certain miscellany works of the Right Honourable, Francis Lord Verulam, Viscount St. Alban’ (Wing B275) with a separate title page bearing the imprint: London, printed by T.J. for H.R. and are to be sold by Wil. Lee, At the Turks-Head in Fleet-street. M. DC. LXX. [1670]’ and with separate pagination and register.
Includes: ’The natural and experimental history of winds, &c’ (Wing B306) with a separate title page bearing the imprint: London, printed for Anne Moseley, and Tho. Bassett at the George on Fleet-street, 1671 and with separate pagination and register.
Includes: ’A brief discourse touching the office of Lord Chancellor of England. Written by the learned John Selden ...’ (Wing S2420) with a separate title page bearing the imprint: London, printed for William Lee at the Turks head in Fleetstreet, over against Fetter-lane end, 1671 and with separate pagination and register.

The edition of ’A brief discourse touching the office of Lord Chancellor of England’ varies from copy to copy, containing the 1671 ed. (Wing S2420) or the 1672 ed. (Wing S2421).
’The life of the Right Honorable Francis Bacon ... By William Rawley D.D.’, ’A collection of apophthegms new and old’, ’Several letters written by this honourable author, to Queen Elizabeth, King James, and divers lords, and others’, ’The apology of St. Francis Bacon Kt.’ (Wing B268), ’The translation of certain Psalms, into English verse’ and ’A charge given by the most eminent an learned St. Francis Bacon, Kt.’ each have separate dated title pages, with various imprints and dates and some have separate pagination and registers. With a blank slip pasted over errata note at foot of C2r, when sigs. C3,4 were cancelled; in some copies the blank slip is not present or has been removed. It is present here.

For complete bibliographical information, see Gibson, R.W. Francis Bacon a bibliography of his works and od Baconia to the year 1750, no. 229. Item #123053

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