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Published: 29 June 2000

460 Pages | 6 pp facsimiles of original editions and manuscripts


ISBN: 9780198184706

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The Oxford Francis Bacon XIII

The Instauratio Magna: Last Writings

Francis Bacon
Edited with commentary and facing-page translation of the Latin text by The late Graham Rees

Clarendon Press

The Oxford Francis Bacon

  • Authoritative critical edition based upon collation and analysis of the original editions
  • Contains three texts never before published, and supplies facing-page modern translations of all seven works included
  • Introduction uncovers a textual history which includes seventeenth-century literary chicanery, broken friendships, quarrels, jealousy, and vanity
  • Rigorous commentary contextualizes and illuminates these important and little-known texts