Anonymous translation of "Historia vitae et mortis". The foreword to the edition printed later the same year by John Haviland calls this translation "lame, and defective, in the whole"
The second section of part 3 of Bacon's projected "Instauration magna"
With an initial imprimatur leaf and an additional title page (plate), engraved
Signatures: A⁶ B-O¹² P⁶
Entered 30 September 1637
Portions of copy 1 also available as a digital reproduction
Item information about Folger STC 1157 copy 1
HH16/24. Pencilled manuscript notations about the book on front endpapers. Provenance: Harmsworth copy
Also known as
Uniform title: Historia vitae et mortis. English
Extended title: The historie of life and death. : With observations naturall and experimentall for the prolonging of life. Written by the Right Honorable Francis Lord Verulam, Viscount S. Alban