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The Resource Sylva sylvarum, or, A naturall history : in ten centuries ; vvhereunto is newly added the History naturall and experimentall of life and death, or, Of the prolongation of life, both written by the Right Honourable Francis Lo. Verulam, Viscount St. Alban ; published after the authors death, by VVilliam Ravvley doctor in divinity, one of His Majesties chaplaines ; hereunto is now added an alphabeticall table of the principall things contained in the ten centuries

Sylva sylvarum, or, A naturall history : in ten centuries ; vvhereunto is newly added the History naturall and experimentall of life and death, or, Of the prolongation of life, both written by the Right Honourable Francis Lo. Verulam, Viscount St. Alban ; published after the authors death, by VVilliam Ravvley doctor in divinity, one of His Majesties chaplaines ; hereunto is now added an alphabeticall table of the principall things contained in the ten centuries

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Sylva sylvarum, or, A naturall history : in ten centuries ; vvhereunto is newly added the History naturall and experimentall of life and death, or, Of the prolongation of life
Title
Sylva sylvarum, or, A naturall history
Title remainder
in ten centuries ; vvhereunto is newly added the History naturall and experimentall of life and death, or, Of the prolongation of life
Statement of responsibility
both written by the Right Honourable Francis Lo. Verulam, Viscount St. Alban ; published after the authors death, by VVilliam Ravvley doctor in divinity, one of His Majesties chaplaines ; hereunto is now added an alphabeticall table of the principall things contained in the ten centuries
Title variation
  • Sylva sylvarum
  • Naturall history in ten centuries
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Author
Bookseller
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Editor
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Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • lat
  • eng
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Cataloging source
DLC/ICU
Citation location within source
  • R12052
  • 176
  • B327
Citation source
  • ESTC (RLIN)
  • Gibson, R. Bacon
  • Wing (2nd ed.)
Illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
  • Q155.B14
  • QH41
LC item number
  • S95 1651
  • .B2 1651
Literary form
non fiction
Label
Sylva sylvarum, or, A naturall history : in ten centuries ; vvhereunto is newly added the History naturall and experimentall of life and death, or, Of the prolongation of life, both written by the Right Honourable Francis Lo. Verulam, Viscount St. Alban ; published after the authors death, by VVilliam Ravvley doctor in divinity, one of His Majesties chaplaines ; hereunto is now added an alphabeticall table of the principall things contained in the ten centuries
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Publication
Note
  • Compilation of three works; each work has an individual title page and separate pagination and foliation register
  • History naturall and experimentall of life and death, the third title, is an English-language translation of: Historia vitae et mortis
  • Dedication to King Charles I (leaf A2)
  • Printing attributed to James Flesher. Cf. Gibson
  • Added, engraved title page for the first work, Sylva sylvarum, signed: Tho. Cecill sculp
  • Added title page for Sylva sylvarum has imprint: London : Printed for W. Lee and are to be sould at the Great Turks head next to the Mytre Tauerne in Fleetstreet, anno 1651
  • Divisional title page for second work: New Atlantis : a vvorke unfinished / written by the Right Honourable, Francis, Lord Verulam, Viscount St. Alban
  • Divisional title page for third work: History naturall and experimentall, of life and death, or, Of the prolongation of life / vvritten in Latine by the Right Honble Francis Lord Verulam, Vis-Count Saint Alban. London : Printed for William Lee, and Humphrey Moseley, and are to be sold at their shops, 1650
  • Signatures: A4 a4 B-T6 V-Y4 2a4 b-e4 2A-B2 2C-K4
  • Pagination of first work: [16], 218, [22] pages, [2] leaves of plates. Pagination of second work: [4], 36 pages; page 4 (leaf a4 verso) misnumbered 2, pages 13-14 (leaf c1) misumbered 21-22, pages 19-20 (leaf c4) misumbered 27-28, page 30 (leaf e1 verso) msnumbered 28, and page 35 (leaf e4 recto) misumbered 21. Pagination of third work: [8], 64 pages
  • Frontispiece: engraved portrait of Sir Francis Bacon
  • Head- and tail-pieces; some decorated woodcut initials
  • Booksellers' advertisements: leaf a4. Lists include books printed for William Lee, 1647-1651 and undated; for W. Lee and some others, 1633 and undated; for W. Lee, M. Walbancke, D. Pakeman, and G. Bedell, 1647-1649 and undated; for W. Lee, D. Pakeman, and G. Bedell, 1640-1651 and undated; and for W. Lee and D. Pakeman, 1634-1650 and undated
  • Includes index
  • UF copy imperfect: portrait and leaf a2 wanting.
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
29 cm (folio)
Edition
The sixt edition.
Extent
[16], 218, [26], 36, [8], 64 p., [2] leaves of plates
Lccn
31023377
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
  • Clark Library copy: [18], 218, [30], 64, [4], 36 p.; 30 cm.; bound in old calf; with this is bound his Of the advancement and proficience of learning... Oxford, 1640; from the library of C. K. Ogden.
  • Spec. Coll. copy: Quarter bound in calf; publisher's boards. Bookplate on front pastedown: Ex libris WT Smedley. Receipt for sale of the book (holograph, 1 leaf, dated Nov.21, 1910) laid in. Ex libris C.K. Ogden.
Other physical details
portrait
System control number
  • (OCoLC)14587562
  • ucoclc14587562
Label
Sylva sylvarum, or, A naturall history : in ten centuries ; vvhereunto is newly added the History naturall and experimentall of life and death, or, Of the prolongation of life, both written by the Right Honourable Francis Lo. Verulam, Viscount St. Alban ; published after the authors death, by VVilliam Ravvley doctor in divinity, one of His Majesties chaplaines ; hereunto is now added an alphabeticall table of the principall things contained in the ten centuries
Publication
Note
  • Compilation of three works; each work has an individual title page and separate pagination and foliation register
  • History naturall and experimentall of life and death, the third title, is an English-language translation of: Historia vitae et mortis
  • Dedication to King Charles I (leaf A2)
  • Printing attributed to James Flesher. Cf. Gibson
  • Added, engraved title page for the first work, Sylva sylvarum, signed: Tho. Cecill sculp
  • Added title page for Sylva sylvarum has imprint: London : Printed for W. Lee and are to be sould at the Great Turks head next to the Mytre Tauerne in Fleetstreet, anno 1651
  • Divisional title page for second work: New Atlantis : a vvorke unfinished / written by the Right Honourable, Francis, Lord Verulam, Viscount St. Alban
  • Divisional title page for third work: History naturall and experimentall, of life and death, or, Of the prolongation of life / vvritten in Latine by the Right Honble Francis Lord Verulam, Vis-Count Saint Alban. London : Printed for William Lee, and Humphrey Moseley, and are to be sold at their shops, 1650
  • Signatures: A4 a4 B-T6 V-Y4 2a4 b-e4 2A-B2 2C-K4
  • Pagination of first work: [16], 218, [22] pages, [2] leaves of plates. Pagination of second work: [4], 36 pages; page 4 (leaf a4 verso) misnumbered 2, pages 13-14 (leaf c1) misumbered 21-22, pages 19-20 (leaf c4) misumbered 27-28, page 30 (leaf e1 verso) msnumbered 28, and page 35 (leaf e4 recto) misumbered 21. Pagination of third work: [8], 64 pages
  • Frontispiece: engraved portrait of Sir Francis Bacon
  • Head- and tail-pieces; some decorated woodcut initials
  • Booksellers' advertisements: leaf a4. Lists include books printed for William Lee, 1647-1651 and undated; for W. Lee and some others, 1633 and undated; for W. Lee, M. Walbancke, D. Pakeman, and G. Bedell, 1647-1649 and undated; for W. Lee, D. Pakeman, and G. Bedell, 1640-1651 and undated; and for W. Lee and D. Pakeman, 1634-1650 and undated
  • Includes index
  • UF copy imperfect: portrait and leaf a2 wanting.
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
29 cm (folio)
Edition
The sixt edition.
Extent
[16], 218, [26], 36, [8], 64 p., [2] leaves of plates
Lccn
31023377
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
  • Clark Library copy: [18], 218, [30], 64, [4], 36 p.; 30 cm.; bound in old calf; with this is bound his Of the advancement and proficience of learning... Oxford, 1640; from the library of C. K. Ogden.
  • Spec. Coll. copy: Quarter bound in calf; publisher's boards. Bookplate on front pastedown: Ex libris WT Smedley. Receipt for sale of the book (holograph, 1 leaf, dated Nov.21, 1910) laid in. Ex libris C.K. Ogden.
Other physical details
portrait
System control number
  • (OCoLC)14587562
  • ucoclc14587562

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