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Of the advancement and proficiencie of learning: or The partitions of sciences nine books. Written in Latin by the most eminent, illustrious and famous Lord Francis Bacon Baron of Verulam, Viscount St. Alban, Counsellour of Estate and Lord Chancellor of England.
London: printed for Thomas Williams, 1674. Second edition in English of De augmentis scientarium. Folio, contemporary tree calf with the ticket of J. Young of Inverness, rebacked. 11 x 6 1/2 inches (28 x 16 cm); [32], 38, [14], 322, [20] pp., lacking terminal blank but with the Typographs Lectori leaf; portrait frontispiece. Neat modern rebacking, generally a clean, sound copy. Armorial bookplate of Donald McLeod, advocate.

C The Estate of Herman Steinberg

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