Lot 517

BINDING - Francis BACON (1561-1626). The Works.

Estimate: £100 - £150
Hammer price: £160
Bidding ended. Lot has been sold.

BINDING – Francis BACON (1561-1626).  The Works. London: W. Baynes and Son, 1824. 10 volumes, large 8vo (216 x 135mm). Engraved portrait frontispiece in vol. one (portrait browned, some light spotting, staining and browning). Contemporary prize calf gilt, spines with red and green morocco lettering-pieces (heavily rubbed and scuffed, with loss to two lettering-pieces). Provenance: Oriel College, Oxford (coats-of-arms stamped on covers and inscription dated 1845 at front of vol. one). Sold as a binding, not subject to return. (10)

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