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The Resource Fables of the ancients : in philosophy, morality, and civil policy, illustrated and explained by Francis Bacon, Baron Verulam, Viscount St. Albans, and Lord High Chancellor of England

Fables of the ancients : in philosophy, morality, and civil policy, illustrated and explained by Francis Bacon, Baron Verulam, Viscount St. Albans, and Lord High Chancellor of England

Label
Fables of the ancients : in philosophy, morality, and civil policy
Title
Fables of the ancients
Title remainder
in philosophy, morality, and civil policy
Statement of responsibility
illustrated and explained by Francis Bacon, Baron Verulam, Viscount St. Albans, and Lord High Chancellor of England
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Contributor
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • lat
  • eng
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Member of
Cataloging source
KEI
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Label
Fables of the ancients : in philosophy, morality, and civil policy, illustrated and explained by Francis Bacon, Baron Verulam, Viscount St. Albans, and Lord High Chancellor of England
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "Illustrated with elegant engravings on wood."
  • Translation of: De sapientia veterum
  • Half title: The mythology of the ancients decyphered and explained
  • Title vignette
  • Engravings signed variously: Austin; R. Austin; Austin SC
  • Frontispiece is port. of Francis Bacon engraved by H.R. Cook
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Dimensions
17 cm.
Edition
  • A new edition /
  • with notes, critical and explanatory, by Dr. Shaw.
Extent
[4], 136 p., [13] leaves of plates
Note
Half red calf and brick red paper over boards. Title on spine: Bacon's fables. Bookplate (A.R. Sutherland) on upper paste-down. Ex libris Olive Percival.
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)21172175
  • ucoclc21172175
Label
Fables of the ancients : in philosophy, morality, and civil policy, illustrated and explained by Francis Bacon, Baron Verulam, Viscount St. Albans, and Lord High Chancellor of England
Publication
Note
  • "Illustrated with elegant engravings on wood."
  • Translation of: De sapientia veterum
  • Half title: The mythology of the ancients decyphered and explained
  • Title vignette
  • Engravings signed variously: Austin; R. Austin; Austin SC
  • Frontispiece is port. of Francis Bacon engraved by H.R. Cook
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Dimensions
17 cm.
Edition
  • A new edition /
  • with notes, critical and explanatory, by Dr. Shaw.
Extent
[4], 136 p., [13] leaves of plates
Note
Half red calf and brick red paper over boards. Title on spine: Bacon's fables. Bookplate (A.R. Sutherland) on upper paste-down. Ex libris Olive Percival.
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)21172175
  • ucoclc21172175

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