Francis Bacon,
The Great Instauration

Basil Montague, ed. and trans.
Excerpts from The Works, 3 vols. (Philadelphia: Parry & MacMillan, 1854)

Hanover Historical Texts Project
Scanned by Alison Waugh and proofread by Monica Banas in 1996.
Proofread and pages added by Jonathan Perry, March 2001.

of Contents

Editor's Preface

Epistle Dedicatory to James I

Bacon's Preface

The Distribution of the Work

Preface to the Novum Organum


Hanover Historical Texts Project
Return to Hanover College Department of History
Please send comments to: