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The Oxford Francis Bacon, and the Materiality of Texts

Professor Graham Rees FBA is Director of ‘The Oxford Francis Bacon’ for which he has edited and translated many of Bacon’s Latin philosophical writings (volumes VI, XI, XII and XIII). Here he describes the attention that editors need to pay to the physical form in which texts survive.

• Graham Rees

The whole article can be downloaded as a PDF file.

Published in British Academy Review, Issue 11 (July 2008).