Bacon, Francis. [Humphries, Sydney; Editor]. Bacon's Essays. Sydney Edition, Edited by Sydney Humphries.
London: Adam & Charles Black, MCMXII.
Royal octavo, blue cloth (hardcover), gilt letters and decoration to spine, uncut, decorative initials, xxx, 370 pp. Very Good+, with lightly bumped corners and slight rubbing to edges. “The Essays of Francis Bacon Baron Verulam Viscount St. Albans are here reprinted from an edition dated MDCLXXIII. The Introductory reproduces a depiction to Bishop Andrews accompanying the Advertisement Touching an Holy War, Written in the Year MDCXXII. The Epistle Dedicatory is that of the last Author's Edition published in MDCXXV. The portrait is a photogravure direct from a fine proof impression of an engraving after Simon de Passe fromeing the frontispiece to the Sylva Sylvarum, printed in MDCXXVI, the year of Bacon's death. The Ornamental Letters, Title Page, and Binding have been specially designed by A.A. Turbayne for the Sydney Edition....”