BACON, Francis

BACON, Francis Historia regni Henrici Septimi

Amsterdam, Ex officina Elzeviriana / Elsevier, 1662


12mo. [iv] 5-402 [vi]. Roman and italic letter, woodcut initial, head- and tail-pieces, t.p. engraved with Wheel of Fortune. T.p. dusty with light dampstaining, age yellowing and occasional ink spots throughout, faint dampstain to lower margin of final few gatherings, in contemporary calf, cracked and worn, rebacked, all edges speckled red. R.W. Gibson’s pencilled ex libris and purchase record on back pastedown. Gibson 127.

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