Historia Vitae & Mortis.

London, John Haviland, 1623.

£2,250

FIRST EDITION thus. 8vo. pp. (vi) 454. Roman letter, text within printed line border, autograph ‘1696’ on title page. Good clean copy in contemporary vellum.

The second work of Bacon’s Historia Naturalis et Experimentalis, itself part of the great projected Insturationis Magna.

Gibson 147.

B6