New York: The Modern Library, c.1960. Early Modern Library Edition #256. Cloth. 12mo (7 1/4" x 4 7/8"), green cloth with black label/gold titling on spine and title front cover,Introduction and Notes by English Prof. Hugh G. Dick; archival mylar-protected pictorial dust jacket (price-clipped with B&W bust of Bacon), publisher's back topstain, ML Torchbearer design endpapers, xxxii + 604 pages +  ads. Fine / Near Fine. Item #8524
Superior Condition! Bright, tight cloth with slight wear but no internal markings. Dj is price-clipped with slight rubbing and a wee bit of soil. Thin remainder [?] streak on page bottoms. Dj's interior number is 415 = c.1962; rear panel design printed from 1954-59 (Toledano, pp.165, 176), ergo book likely printed in the early 1960's.
Contains Bacon's complete Essays, Advancement of Learning, and New Atlantis. Translation of Novum Organum, Bk 1. Selections from "The Wisdom of the Ancients" and other shorter works. Translations follow Spedding.