FINE EDITION IN ELEGANT GEORGIAN HALF CALF
BACON, Francis ~ The Works.
London: William Pickering, 1825
16 volume set, 8.5 inches tall. An elegant Georgian half calf with wide gilt raised bands, twin labels and delicate gilt tooling to the panels. Bookplate and neat ink inscription to the first blank. Some light foxing mostly confined to the preliminaries. Francis Bacon, the father of empiricism, is credited with developing scientific method and remained influential through the scientific revolution.