Bibliographies

Place of publication London, unless stated otherwise. Detailed bibliographical information will also be found in the appropriate volume of The Cambridge Bibliography of English Literature and The Oxford History of English Literature

A Select Bibliography
Collected Editions and Selections
Separate Works Literary
Separate Works Miscellaneous
Some Biographical And Critical Studies

A Select Bibliography

FRANCIS BACON: A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF HIS WORKS AND OF BACONIANA TO THE YEAR 1750, by R. W. Gibson (1950).- Supplement, 1959.


Collected Editions and Selections

CERTAINE MISCELLANY WORKS (1629).

OPERUM MORALIUM ET CIVILIUM TOMUS (1638).

THE REMAINES BEING ESSAYES AND LETTERS AND OTHER PIECES (1648)- reprinted, 1656, as The Mirrour of State and Eloquence.

SCRIPTA IN NATURALI ET UNIVERSALI PHILOSOPHLS, Amsterdam (1653)-

RESUSCITATIO (1657, 1661, 1671).

OPUSCULA VARIA POSTHUMA (1658; Amsterdam, 1653).

BACONIANA OR CERTAIN GENUINE REMAINS. ed. T. Tenison (1679).

LETTERS WRITTEN DURING THE REIGN OF KING JAMES (1702).

LETTERS AND REMAINS (1734).

WORKS, ed. D. Mallet. 4 VOIS (1740).

THE WORKS, ed. B. Montagu. 16 vols (1825 - 36).

THE WORKS, ed. J. Spedding, R. L. Ellis and D. D. Heath. 7 VOLS (1857 - 59) Vols I-II, the Philosophical Works in Latin; IV-V, English translations of them; VI-VIII, Literary and Professional Works. The 7 vols of Spedding's The Letters and the Life supplemented this edition with the Occasional Works and are sometimes numbered as Vols VIII-XIV.

THE PHILOSOPHICAL WORKS, reprinted from the Texts and Translations, with Notes and Prefaces of Ellis and Spedding, ed. J. W. Robertson (1905).

THE ADVANCEMENT OF LEARNING AND NEW ATLANTIS, preface by T. Case (1906).

SELECTIONS, `THE ESSAYS BY MACAULAY AND S. R. GARDINER, ed. P. E. and E. F. Matheson. Oxford (1922) — extracts from Essays, Advancement, New Atlantis, Henry VII.

ESSAYS, ADVANCEMENT OF LEARNING, NEW ATLANTIS, AND OTHER PIECES, ed. R. F. Jones. New York (1937) — with introduction, notes and bibliography.

SELECTED WRITINGS, ed. H. G. Dick. New York (1955) — the texts of Essays, Clue to the Maze, Great Instauration, New Organon, New Atlantis: extracts from the Interpretation of Nature.

SEPARATE WORKS- PHILOSOPHICAL:(a) Parts of the INSTAURATIO MAGNA

NOWM ORGANUM. INSTAURATO MAGNA, PARS SECUNDA . . . NOWM ORGANUM, SINE INDICLA DE INTERPRETATIONE NATURAE (1620) - ed. T. Fowler, Oxford, 1878, 2nd ed., 1889; Eng. tr. P. Shaw, 1802; W. Wood, 1844; G. W. Eitchin, 1855; A. Johnson, 1859; G. Eennedy, New York, 1937.

PARASCEVE AD HISTORIAM NATURALEM ET EXPERLMENTALEM (1620) - tract appended to the Novum Organum.

DE AUGMENTIS SCIENIIARUM (1623). - pt. i of the Instauratio; an expanded Latin version of The Advancement of Learning. Eng. tr. G. Wats, Oxford, 1640.

HISTORIA VENT ORUM . HISTORIA NATURALIS ET EXPERIMENTALIS AD CONDENDAM PHILOSOPHIAM: SIVE PHAENOMENA UNIVERSI (1622) - Instauratio pt. iii. Under this general title were published only Historia Ventorum and introductions to other 'Historiae'. Eng. tr. R. G. Gent, 1653-

HlSTORIA VITAE ET MORTIS (1623) — Instauratio pt. iii. Eng. tr. W. Rawley, 1638.

HISTORIA DENSI ET RARI -intended for the Instauratio pt. iii; first published in the collection Operum moralium et civilium tomus primus, 1638.u

SYLVA SYLVARUM: OR A NATURALL HISTORIE (1627) - intended for the Instauratio pt. iii; published by W. Rawlq with the New Atlantic ed. (1676) contains an epitome of Novum Organum.

SCALA INTELLECTUS, SIVE FILUM LABYPINTHI - intended for the Instauratio pt. iv.

PRODROMI, SIVE ANTICIPATIONES PHILOSOPHIAE SECUNDAE - intended for the Instauratio pt. v. Both the above tracts first published in the collection Saipta in naturali et universali philosophia. 1653.

(b) WORKS CONNECTED WITH THE INSTAURATIO but not intended to be included in it.

NEW ATLANTIS (with Sylva Sylvarum 1627) — ed. G. C. Moore Smith, Cambridge, 1900; A. B. Gough, Oxford, 1915

COGITATIONES DE NATURA RERUM — DE FLUXU ET REFLUXU MARIS - DE PRINCIPLLIS ATQUE ORIGINIBUS SECUNDUM FABULAS CUPI-DINIS ET COELI - tracts first published in the collection Saipta in naturali et universal; philosophia, 1653.

(c) Works originally designed for parts of the INSTAURATIO but superseded or abandoned.

THE TWO BOOKES . . . OF THE PROFICIENCE AND ADVANCEMENT OF LEARNING (1605) — ed. W. Aldis Wright, 1869, reprinted, 1900; F. G. Selby, 2 vols, 893-5; G. W., Kitchin, 1915; T. Case, with the New Atlantis, 1906

VALERIUS TERMINUS OF THE INTERPRETATION OF NATURE — PARTIS INSTAUNTIONIS SECUNDAE DELLNEATIO ET ARGUMENTUM ET REDARGUTIO PHILOSOPHILCRUM — SEQUELA CARTARUM, SWE IN - QUISITIO LEGITIMA DE CALORE ET FIIIGORE — tracts first published in the collection Letters and Remains, 1734.

DE INTERPRETATIONE NATURAE PROOEMIUM — COGITATA ET VISA - FILUM LABYRINTEU, SIVE INQUISITIO LEGITIMA DE MOTO - DES-CRIPTIO GLOBI INTELLECTUALIS — DE INTEPPRETATIONE NATURAE SENTENTLAE DUODECIM — APHORISMI ET CONSILIA - tracts first published in the collection Saipta in naturali et universal; philosaphia, 1653-

HISTORIA ET LNQUISITIO PRIMA DE SONO ET AUDITO - first published in the collection Opuscula varia posthuma, 1658.


Separate Works Literary

ESSAYES (1597)— ten essays with 'Meditationes Sacrae' and 'Colours of and Good viii'. Facs. eds. New York, 1904;1924. Reprinted, 1612, with 38 essays, and 1625, with 58 essays, ed. R. Whately, W . 1856; Aldis Wright, Cambridge, 1862; E. A. Abbott, s. 1876; S. H. 2 vol Reynolds, 1890; R. Wright, 1924; G. on, 1937. A Harmony of Grigs the Essays, ed. E. Arber, 1871, es comparison of the texts of enabl 1597, 1612, and 1625. ted Essays, ed. J. Max Patrick, New Selec York, 1948.

DE SA PLENTLA VETERUM (1609) — Eng. tr. Sir A. Gorges, 1619.

THE HISTORIE OF THE REIGNE OF KING HENRY THE SEVENTH (1622) — ed. J . R. Lumby, Cambridge, 1876.

OF THE TRUE GREATNESS OP THE KINGDOM OF BRITAIN — first published in the collection Letters and Remains, 1734.

APOPHTHEGMES NEW AND OLD (1625).

PROMUS OF FORMULARLES AND ELEGANCLES, BEING PRIVATE NOTES CIR C. 1594. HITHERTO UNPUBLISHED (1883).

THE TRANSLATION OF CERTAINE PSALMES INTO ENGLISH VERSE (1625).

THE POEMS OF FRANCIS BACON, ed. A. B. Grosart (1870) — in Vol. I of Fuller's Worthies' Miscellany.


Separate Works Miscellaneous

A DECLARATION OP THE PRACTICES & TREASONS ATTEMPTED AND COMMITTED BY ROBERT, LATE EARLE OF ESSEX, AND HIS COMPLICES 1601.

A BRIEFE DISCOURSE TOUCHING THE HAPPIE UNION OF THE KlNGDOMES OF ENGLAND AND SCOTLAND (1603).

CERTAINE CONSIDERATIONS TOUCHING THE BETTER PACIFICATION, AND EDIFICATION OF THE CHURCH OF ENGLAND (1604).

APOLOGIE IN CERTAINE IMPUTATIONS CONCERNING THE LATE EARLE ESSEX (1604)-

CONSIDERATIONS TOUCHING A WARRE WITH SPAIN AN ADVERTISEMENT TOUCHING AN HOLY WARRE THE HISTORY OF THE KING HENRY THE EIGHTH — first published in the collection Certain Miscellany Works, 1629

THE ELEMENTS OP THE COMMON LAWES OF ENGLAND, 2 prints. (1630).

THE CONFESSION OF FAITH (1641).

A WISE AND MODERATE DISCOURSE CONCERNING CHURCH AFFAIRS (1641).

THE LEARNED READING . . . UPON THE STATUTE OF USES (1642).

THE FELICITY OF QUEEN ELIZABETH: AND HER TIMES (1651).

A CONFERENCE OF PLEASURE, COMPOSED POR SOME FESTIVE OCCASION ABOUT THE YEAR 1592, ecl. J. Spedding (1870).

REPORTS ON CASES DECIDED BY BACON IN THE COURT OF ed. J CHANCERY, . Ritchie (1932).


Some Biographical And Critical Studies

EXAMEN DE LA PHILOSOPHIE DE BACON, parJ. M. de Maistre. Paris (1836),

BACON , HIS LIFE AND PHILOSOPHY, by G. L. Craik (1846).

THE LETTERS AND LIFE OF FRANCIS BACON, INCLUDLNG ALL HIS OCCASIONAL WORKS . . . WlTH A COMMENTARY, BIOGRAPHICAL AND HISTORICAL, by J. Spedding. 7 vols (1861 - 74) — abridged edition in one volume, 1878.

BACON , by T. Fowler (1881).

BACON , by R. W. Church (1884).

FRANCIS BACON, HIS LIFE AND PHILOSOPHY, by J. Nichol. 2 vols (1888-89).

MONTAIGNE ET BACON, par P. Villey. Paris (1913).

IL PENSIERO . . . DI FRANCESCO BACONE, by A. Levi. Turin (1925).

THE PHILOSOPHY OF FRANCIS BACON, by C. D. Broad. (1926 Cambridge ).

FRANCIS BACON, by A. E. Taylor (1926) British Academy — a lecture.

FRANCIS BACON, THE POLITICAL ORATOR, by R. Hannah. New York (1926).

BACON , GILBERT, AND HARVEY, by Sir W. H. White (1927).

'The Development of Bacon's Essays', by J. Zeitlin, Journal On English and Germanic Philosophy, XXVII., 1928.

SIR FRANCIS BACON, THE FJRST MODERN MIND, by B. Steel F. [i.e., Steegmuller]. New York (1930).

FRANCIS BACON, A BIOGRAPHY, by M. Sturt. New York (1932).

BACON , by C. Williams (1933).

THE SEVENTEENTH-CENTURY BACKGROUND, by B. Willey (1934).

WIT AND RHETORIC IN THE RENAISSANCE, by R. S. Crane. New York (1937)-

SEVENTEENTH CENTURY STUDIES PRESENTED TO SIR H. GRIERSON, 1938 — contains essays on Bacon by G. Bullough and R. Metz.

'Words for Princes', by G. Tillotson. Essays in Criticism and Research, 1942.

FRANCIS BACON ON COMMUNICATION AND RHETORIC, by K. R. Wallace Chapel Hill (1943).

THE PHILOSOPHY OF FRANCIS BACON, by F. H. Anderson. (1948 Chicago ) .

FRANCIS BACON: SA VIE, SON OEUVRE, par A. Cresson. Paris (1948).

FRANCIS BACON, PHILOSOPHER OF INDUSTRIAL SCIENCE, by B. Farrington. New York (1949).

THE SENECAN AMBLE, by G. Williamson (1951).

BACON : HIS LIFE AND WORKS, by A. W. Green. Denver (1952).

FRANCIS BACON, THE FIRST STATESMAN OF SCIENCE, by J. G. Gowther (1960).

FRANCIS BACON, The Temper of a Man, by C. D. Bowen, 1963.

THE PHILOSOPHY OF FRANCIS BACON, An Essay on its Development from 1603-1609 with New Translations of Fundamental by Texts, B. Farrington, 1965.