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Hi

Putting this here  as I think it's such a great find, but feel free to move it to books section - just wanted to flag it up in case it is largely unknown.

The Rare Book Room http://www.rarebookroom.org/indexA.html

You'll find a treasure trove of digitised books. Looks like over one hundred titles to me. The site is old but click on the book icon next to each book, double click on a page and it will appear in a separate window. From there use the small plus and minus facility to zoom in and the resolution becomes excellent. 

There is an extensive collection of the old quartos of Shakespeare for research, and far more books from authors such as Seneca, Ovid, Virgil , Euclid, Galileo, Kepler, that Bacon and his friends would undoubtedly have been reading in the 1500s. I'm trying to work my way through all the ones that predate 1626 and the death of Bacon.

Enjoy

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8 hours ago, Kate said:

Hi

Putting this here  as I think it's such a great find, but feel free to move it to books section - just wanted to flag it up in case it is largely unknown.

The Rare Book Room http://www.rarebookroom.org/indexA.html

You'll find a treasure trove of digitised books. Looks like over one hundred titles to me. The site is old but click on the book icon next to each book, double click on a page and it will appear in a separate window. From there use the small plus and minus facility to zoom in and the resolution becomes excellent. 

There is an extensive collection of the old quartos of Shakespeare for research, and far more books from authors such as Seneca, Ovid, Virgil , Euclid, Galileo, Kepler, that Bacon and his friends would undoubtedly have been reading in the 1500s. I'm trying to work my way through all the ones that predate 1626 and the death of Bacon.

Enjoy

Thank you, Kate! Awesome collection!

Hmmm, "SO shaken as we are..." was one of my early treasure hunt paths a while before I built my website on 2003. Nice to see a reminder from 1613!

http://www.rarebookroom.org/Control/shariu2/index.html

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9 hours ago, Kate said:

Putting this here  as I think it's such a great find, but feel free to move it to books section - just wanted to flag it up in case it is largely unknown.

Some very good quality scans at great resolution!

http://www.rarebookroom.org/Control/kepast/index.html

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Hey the following is from page 53 in a book published in 1619 (Spread 33 in the presentation):

http://www.rarebookroom.org/Control/kephar/index.html

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I wonder how long Bacon looked at this page when he saw it soon as it was printed or soon after 1619. What did he already know? What captured his interest?

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3 hours ago, Light-of-Truth said:

Hmmm, "SO shaken as we are..." was one of my early treasure hunt paths...

Henry IV, Part 1 may be the richest play of them all for easy ciphers. Its a great Bacon Cipher 101 textbook. 🙂

1622:

http://www.rarebookroom.org/Control/shahet/index.html (Spread 6)

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1623:

https://internetshakespeare.uvic.ca/Library/facsimile/bookplay/Bran_F1/1h4/index.html

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