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Preserved at Alnwick Castle, Northumberland, Containing i. Of Tribute, or giving what is due by Francis Bacon. ii. Of Magnanimitie, by Francis Bacon. iii. Advertisement touching private censure, by Francis Bacon. iv. Advertisement touching the Controversies of the Church by Francis Bacon, v. Letter to a French Gentleman touching the proceedings in England in Ecclesiastical causes, by Francis Bacon. vi. Speeches for a device presented A.D. 1595, by Francis Bacon. vii. Speech of the Earl of Sussex. viii. Letter from Sir Philip Sydney to Queen Elizabeth on her proposed marriage from the Earl of Anjou. ix. Leicester’s Commonwealth. Transcribed and Edited with Notes and Introduction by ... Longmans, Green and Co. 1904.
1st Ed. 4to. xxiv + 166pp. + 90pp. Facsimile. Ills. Original gilt lettered cloth, some marking, spine sl. bumped, t.e.g. No. 130 of a Limited Edition of 250 Copies. With the signature of Ronald Duncan to half title, founder member of the Francis Bacon Society and well known Baconian. Ronald Frederick Henry Duncan (1914–1982) English writer, poet and playwright of German descent, now best known for his poem The Horse and for preparing the libretto for Benjamin Britten's opera The Rape of Lucretia, first performed in 1946.
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