Bacon, Sir Francis (1561-1626) The Essayes or Counsels, Civill and Morall, Newly Enlarged. London: by John Haviland for Hanna Barret, and Richard Whitaker, 1625.
First complete edition, with title-page bearing the Barret and Whitaker imprint and the words "newly enlarged," this twelfth edition is the first complete edition and the last to appear in Bacon's lifetime; quarto, ex libris Thomas Dawes Jr. (1757-1809), in later half leather, a.e.g.; trimmed down, with marginal loss of printed borders, 6 3/4 x 5 in.
A3 [lacking blank A1], (a)2, B-Z4, Aa-Vv4, Xx2.
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