Guzshura And then recalls examples of apostles, saints, monks and hermits that were accounted to have lived for a long-term, and how this was considered to be a blessing in the old law Old Testament. Baconian method and Novum Organum. See Wisdom of the Ancients in Wikisource. The Wisdom of the Ancients  is a book written by Bacon inand published in Latin, in which he claims playfully to unveil the hidden meanings and teachings behind ancient Greek fables.
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De dignitate et augmentis scientiarum, Libri ix. Ad Regem suum. Iuxta Exemplar Londini Impressum. Paris, Pierre Mettayer, Roman and italic type.
Engraved portrait of the author on fol. Woodcut decorated initials and headpieces. Fine French contemporary binding executed by Simon Corberan. Red morocco, over pasteboards.
Covers framed within triple gilt fillet, central gilt monogram of Nicolas-Claude Fabri de Peiresc. Spine with three raised bands, compartments decorated with small floral tools, title and imprint in gilt lettering.
Edges slightly speckled red. A few minor stains to the lower cover. A good copy, light offset turn-ins of the binding on the first and last leaves; restored wormhole in the blank outer margin of some leaves, without any loss. Pencilled modern note about the provenance on the recto of the front flyleaf. Extraordinary association copy of the second Latin edition of this famous treatise by the English philosopher and stateman Francis Bacon, his manifesto for the progress of learning.
This exceptional provenance is attested by the inscription on the title-page, in the hand of Gassendi himself. United in the present volume are thus three of the principal scientists and advocates of the New Science: Bacon, Gassendi and the savant for whom the volume was handsomely bound, Peiresc. Although in his will Peiresc left books — along with mathematical and astronomical instruments — to Gassendi, his nephew refused to let the philosopher have them upon his death on 24 June Peiresc thereby played a pivotal role in the diffusion of Bacon across continental Europe.
Pereisc had in fact trained his servants also to be astronomers. Corberan began to observe the celestial bodies on 7 November , on the occasion of the transit of Mercury, accurately predicted by Johann Kepler. Fumaroli ed. Feist - M. Rath eds.
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