Petyt Collection, Skipton Public Library

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An exemplum of the printed edition of 1604 with the unprinted pages supplied in MS. c.1604.

BcF 130.2: Francis Bacon, Certain Considerations touching the Better Pacification and Edification of the Church of England

First published in London, 1604. Spedding, X, 103-27. The circumstances of the original publication and the book's suppression by the Bishop of London discussed, with a census of relevant exempla, in Richard Serjeantson and Thomas Woolford, ‘The Scribal Publication of a Printed Book: Francis Bacon's Certaine Considerations Touching...the Church of England (1604)’, The Library, 7th Ser. 10/2 (June 2009), 119-56.