Item #123154 The Life of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England. David Mallet.
The Life of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England.

The Life of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England.

1740. London: A Millar, 1740.

8vo, viii, 197, [3] pp. Title printed in black and red with engraved vignette. Old calf, recently rebacked. With the half-title, and final 3pp of "Books Printed for A. Millar". Modern bookplate of Francis Martin.

§ First Edition. A good copy, complete and well restored. The work is dedicated to the Earl of Chesterfield. Mallet's Life also appeared in the four-volume edition of the Works which Millar published in the same year. Pp.167-197 contain "A Catalogue of all My Lord Bacon's writings, as they are printed in the edition of 1740", being essentially the first bibliography of Bacon. Item #123154

Price: $250.00

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