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The Major Works of Francis Bacon contains the Oxford University Press edition of Bacon's Major Works including, complete, The Advancement of Learning, the 1625 Essays or Counsels, Civil and Moral, and the New Atlantis. In addition to these major English works this edition includes Of Tribute, an important early work here printed complete for the first time, and a selection of his legal and political writings, together with his poetry.
Bacon, Francis. The Major Works. Edited by Brian Vickers. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002.
The collection contains the following works:
"There are cases," Coleridge once wrote, "in which more value may be conveyed by the history of a word than by the history of a campaign," and these Past Masters [collections] constitute a great aid to such enterprises. . . .