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Baconiana. Or Certain genuine remains of Sr Francis Bacon, Baron of Verulam, and Viscount of St. Albans; in arguments civil and moral, natural, medical, theological, and bibliographical; now the first time faithfully published. An account of these remains, and of all his Lordship's other works, is given by the publisher, in a discourse by way of introduction.

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    SR - 95.1/

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    [4], 104; [8], 3-270, [2] p. : port. (metal cut) ; 8°.

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    CC-BY-NC-ND Image Courtesy of the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust

General note: A reissue, with cancel title page, of the 1679 edition with imprimatur on A4r. The portrait is signed: F.H. van. Houe. sculp:. Signatures: [a]² b-g8 h4 A4 B-S8 (-B1). "A discourse by way of introduction" has separate dated title page, and is signed on h4r "T.T.", i.e. Thomas Tenison, the editor of this edition. The table of contents begins on A1; "The Lord Bacon's remains, civil and moral" (caption title) begins new pagination on B2; "Baconiana physiologica", "Baconiana medica", "Baconiana theologica", "Baconiana bibliographica", and "Characters of the Lord Bacon" each have separate dated title page; pagination and register are continuous. The last leaf is blank. S8 (blank); quire A bound between quires [a] and b UK-SuSCL Cited in: Wing (2nd ed., 1994), B270 Gibson, R.W. Bacon, 238 Format of surrogate: Microfilm. Ann Arbor, Mich. University Microfilms International, 1980 1 microfilm reel ; 35 mm. (Early English books, 1641-1700: 1029:20). Ownership and custodial history: Beisly bequest, 1896, from the library of Revd. Sidney Beisly (d. 1876)