Francis Bacon: Vol. VII: Literary Works continued

Faksimile-Neudruck der ersten Ausgabe London, 1857–1874.

Umschlagfoto
1963
4*, VI, 831 p.
Cloth-bound
English
Latin
ISBN 978-3-7728-0030-6
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Single price:
€ 158.–

This reprint comprises the works and letters by Francis Bacon (1561–1626) in the most complete edition, which is also recognized as being the best edition, with its introductions, explanatory annotations and indexes. The introductions contain information on the history of the origins and the editions of each of the works as well as on its position as a whole among Bacon’s works. An English translation has been added to the Latin works. The edition is rounded off with the biography of Bacon written by James Spedding.

Content:

Advertisement Touching a Holy War
Of the True Greatness of Britain
Colours of Good and Evil
Letter and Discourse to Sir Henry Savill, Touching Hepls for the Intellectual Powers
Short Notes for Civil Conversation
Apophthegms
Promus of Formularies and Elegancies
Religious Writings
General Preface to the Professional Works
Maxims of the Law
Reading on the Statute of Uses
Use of the Law
Discourse upon the Commision of Bridewell
Arguments of Law
Preparation for the Union of Laws
Answers to the Question Touching the Office of Constables
Ordinances in Chancery

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