Francis Bacon – The Bibliographies

The Bibliographies

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Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed,
and some few to be chewed and digested.

That is, some books are to be read only in parts; others to be read but not curiously; and some few to be read wholly, and with diligence and attention.“–Francis Bacon

“How shall we stretch our eye
When capitol crimes, chew’d, swallowed and digested
Appear before us?”
Henry V (II,ii)

A Collection of Essays, Letters published in 1648 in PDF

Below is a select bibliography of the works of Francis Bacon, followed by two bibliographies of works about him regarding the authorship and other topics.

The shorter one is first, and covers works from roughly 1920 to the present. The longer version is from James Phinney Baxter’s book, The Greatest of Literary Problems (1915), and covers the 1850’s to 1915.


Those who wish to analyze the writing style of Francis Bacon would be well advised to read his greatest works in the original Latin that many of them, such as Novum Organum, were penned in. Those who don’t read Latin will only be analyzing the writing style of Bacon’s translators.


Quotes of Francis Bacon

 Quotes about Francis Bacon

“Truth itself is always the highest and best goal of human effort .” – FB

Resources for the Researcher

—-Baconian Reference Book by Lochithea

The Private Manuscript Library of Francis Bacon, Lord Verulam, and of his Law-clerk and Servant William Tottel

Hamnet Folger Library Catalog 2791 entries on Francis Bacon

The Online Catalog of the New York Public Library (The Research Library)

—Gallica : The Bibliotheque nationale de France
Hit Recherche (research) and type in Francis Bacon for Auteur (author)
You can find James Spedding The Letters and the Life of Francis Bacon London, Vol 1-7 1861 : 14 volumes, plus more in pdf format

The Papers of Anthony Bacon at Lambeth Palace Library

First edition of Shakespeare’s Sonnets, 1609

1623 First Folio of Shakespeare’s Works, 1623

—Shelton. Thomas. The History of the Valorous and Wittie Knight-Errant Don Quixote of the Mancha. Translated of the Spanish. 1612

The Works of Francis Bacon

Select Bibliography of the Works of Francis Bacon


— Bacon, Francis, The French Academy English edition 1586., French edition, Academie Francoise , 1577-8

Tempus Partus Maximus (a short Latin Tractate) The Most Masculine Birth of Time,1584. Greatest (Masculine) Birth of Time is a forerunner of the Advancement of Learning

An Advertisement Touching the Controversies of the Church of England 1589. published 1640.

-Northumberland Manuscript writings 1591-1594.A manuscript once belonging to Bacon with references to Shakespeare plays, phrases, and his signature.

A Conference of Pleasure (two speeches from a ‘device’ written for the Queen ‘s birthday) 1592.

Gesta Grayorum (Gray’s Inn Christmas masque 1594), for which Bacon wrote six speeches; publ. 1685

The Promus, 1594-1596 The only Shakespeare Diary of phrases on record preceding the publication of the plays. (See the Entire Book)

Advice to the Earl of Rutlland on His Travels, 1596.

Letter written out of England to an English Gentleman in Padua 1599. A quasi-official account of the conspiracy of Edward Squire and the Jesuit Walpole against the Queen.

—Sir Francis Bacon His Apologie in Certaine Imputations Concerning the Late Earle of Essex There is a misunderstanding that Bacon abandoned his loyalties to Essex. Bacon was commanded by the Queen to prosecute the Earl of Essex, if he refused, he would have been forced to the tower and face charges of treason.

A Brief Discourse Touching the Happy Union of the Kingdoms of England and Scotland.1603.

—-. The Advancement of Learning 1605.( see an enlarged & colorised title page) A report on the deficiencies of learning in the 17th century, along with possible approaches for overcoming them. This seminal philosophical treatise, originally penned in 1605 and considered the first major philosophical work written in English, also offers the first description of science as a tool to improve the human condition. This breakthrough work of the English Renaissance hailed new times and new possibilities for the human species. (All works by Bacon were banned by the Inquisition in Spain, and Book IX of The Advancement of Learning was placed on the Vatican’s Index of Prohibited Books.)


De Sapienta Veterum 1609.—. The Wisdom of the Ancients. Bacon’s homage to ancient philosophers and mythology, both of which strongly influenced his life’s work. It is saluted by Thomas Campion in this poem : “Poetry owes you much Bacon, For the learned and most charming book, Inscribed The Wisdom of the Ancients.” A second epigram by Campion states : “How great art thou present, whether the thorny volumes of the law, The school (of philosophy) or the sweet Muse, Bacon, calls thee. “
The Wisedome of the Ancients(Table of Contents), Written in Latine by the Right Honourable Sir Francis Bacon Knight, Baron of Verulam, and Lord Chancelor of England. Done into English by Sir Arthur Gorges Knight. London: Imprinted by Iohn Bill, 1619.

 —. The Bible, King James Edition, 1611. Evidence suggests it was edited by Bacon.

The Charge of Sir Francis Bacon, Knight, His Maiesties Attourney generall touching Duells, upon an information in the Star-Chamber against Priest and Wright. 1614

The Charge against the Countess and Earl of Somerset, Concerning the Poisoning of Sir Thomas Overbury 1616

—-. Novum Organum (The New Tool), 1620. Sets forth basic principles of the scientific method which is one of six parts from the Great Instauration.

Commentary on the Novum Organum

—. Historia Naturalis Et Experimentalis. 1622.

History of the Reign of King Henry VII 1622. Sir Francis Bacon wrote in his ADVANCEMENT OF LEARNING of the importance of biography as a branch of historical writing, pointing out that it is individuals who direct the actions that are recounted in historical chronicles and suggesting that these events can be best examined in the light of the characters of the men who make them. It is this principle that underlies Bacon’s HISTORY OF THE REIGN OF KING HENRY VII, (to order book)which is one of the first analytical biographies in the English language. Title Page
and (FLIP BOOK) 1885
History of the Reign of King Henry VII PDF

Advertisement Touching A Holy War, 1622, pub.1629 Now available from Waveland Press Francis Bacon is rightly celebrated as one of the founders of the scientific and technological revolution that transformed Western civilization. His chief works argue that a society dedicated to science and technology would “relieve the human estate,” providing a longer, healthier, more informed, and more ennobling life for everyone. Bacon’s remarkable An Advertisement Touching a Holy War stands as a document of major historical importance and intense current relevance because it offers an additional reason for the modern revolution. In it Bacon dares to suggest that a revolution in thinking and acting is necessary because European intellectual and spiritual life as well as European politics had been captured by religious fanaticism that threatened to plunge Renaissance Europe into another dark age. Bacon chose the old literary device of dialogue to present his argument for wholesale change indirectly. In the conversation of his characters he allows readers to see the reasons for kindling spiritual warfare against the spiritual rulers of European civilization. An Advertisement Touching a Holy War (Google PDF) gives a great philosopher’s reasons for initiating the war between science and religion that was actually fought in the coming centuries in Western civilization and of which we are the heirs

Considerations Touching a Warre with Spaine (Collected Works of Sir Francis Bacon)

The Beginning of the History of the Reign of King Henry VIII. 1623. recognized as one of the greatest repositories of political wisdom in the English language.

—- Search engine for phrases from the Works of Shakespeare

The History of Life and Death 1623.

—-De Augmentis Scientiarum, 1623. ( expanded Latin version of the Advancement of Learning)

The Translation of Certaine Psalms into English Verse. 1625 (commentary on the book)

—-Considerations Touching A War with Spain ,1624, pub. 1629

Apophthegms New and Old, Collected by the Right Honourable Francis Lo.Verulam, Viscount St. Alban. 1625 A collection of thoughts and stories dictated by Bacon.

—. The Sylva Sylvarum : Or a Natural History in Ten Centuries 1627. Bacon’s greatest repository of scientific ideas, facts, beliefs, fables, conjectures, covering all fields of nature. Part III of the Great Instauration. Foundation stone of the Royal Society.Originally published with the New Atlantis. FLIP BOOK 1670

—. The New Atlantis, 1627. A utopian and visionary essay, left unfinished; its plot structure has been frequently recycled for formula science fiction novels.
Now Available On Spoken Cassette Tape and /or on CD-ROM for $16.00. This is one of Bacon’s most mysterious and prophetical works. References to the philosophy of the Rosicrucians and Freemasons are abundant. It is maintained that the New Atlantis was the blueprint for the founding of America. “This fable my lord devised, to the end that he might exhibit therein a model or description of a college, instituted for the interpreting of nature, and the producing of great and marvellous works for the benefit of man, under the name of Solomon’s House, or the College of the Six Days’ Works.” This book must be read by anyone interested in mystical history.
University of California : (Santa Barbara Center For Research in Electronic Art Technology) good commentary on The New Atlantis :Science Fiction and MusicDream: Power Over Sound and Music Reality: Purely Imaginary

— The Essays of Francis Bacon,
Perhaps Bacon’s most famous work, exhibiting his wisdom on over 50 topics and revised by him over the course of his life
The Essays of Francis Bacon

—-Aphorisms on the Interpretation of Nature and the Empire of Man

The Elements of the Common Lawes of England (1630)

A Speech Delivered by Sir Francis Bacon in the Lower House of Parliment (1641)

The Learned Reading of Sir Francis Bacon, One of Her Majesties Learned Counsell at Law, upon the Statute of Uses (1642).

Remaines of the Right Honorable Francis Lord Verulam – 1648

Felicity of Queen Elizabeth and her Times London.1651

Historia Ventorum(History of the Winds) commentary. 1653

Resuscitatio 1657

Sermones Fideles sive Interiora Rerum (printed 1662)

The Alphabet of Nature from the book Baconiana published by Thomas Tenison 1669

-Resuscitatio, 1670 PDF

The Apology of Sir Francis Bacon (Essex), 1670

Baconiana or Certain Genuine Remains of Sr. Francis Bacon 1679

—“The Essays or Counsels, Civil and Moral, of Sir Francis Bacon … With A table of the Colours of Good and Evil. Whereunto is added, The Wisdom of the Antients.” 1691. (includes Ben Jonson commentary on Bacon) A FLIP BOOK

Valerius Terminus of the Interpretation of Nature (1734)

Letters and Remains of the lord Chancellor Bacon, collected by R. Stephens [ed. by J. Locker]. 1734

-Original Letters and Memoirs. 1736

The Works of Francis Bacon Vol. IV 1740

Letters, speeches, charges, advices, &c. of Francis Bacon 1763

Verulamiana, or Opinions on Manners, Literature, Critics and Theology 1803

Thoughts that Breathe and Words that Burn,‘ Selected by Alexander B Grofart, London,1893

1920 to Present

The Short Bibliography

1920 to present

American Baconiana Volume 1, No.1, February, 1923.
American Baconiana Volume 1, No.2, November 1923.
American Baconiana Volume I. No. 3. October 1924
American Baconiana Volume I. No. 4. October 1925
American Baconiana Volume I. No. 5. March 1926
American Baconiana Volume I. No. 6. November 1927
American Baconiana Volume I. No. 7 February 1928

American Rosae Crucis Magazine – 17th C. Rosicrucian Watermarks Found in Existing Original Manuscripts Published Concerning Sir Francis Bacon 1920

Anderson, Fulton. The Philosophy of Francis Bacon: The First Systematic Treatment of All of Bacon’s Philosophical Works. University of Chicago Press, 1948.

A. Phoenix – The Collected Writing and Videos of A. Phoenix. 2020 –

Arensberg, Walter Conrad. The Cryptography of Shakespeare. 1922. Mr. Arensberg endowed the Francis Bacon Library in Claremont, California, which was in existence for over 50 years until 1996.

Armstrong, Helene. Francis Bacon, the SpearShaker. 1989.

Arther, James. In Baconian Light.

Ascham, Roger.The Schoolmaster.1571. Ascham, considered the best scholar of his day was commanded by Queen Elizabeth to write this book for the education of a royal prince. His dedication to the Queen Divae Elizabethae , was written as a personal letter to the Queen but suppressed for over 200 years as Ascham compares Elizabeth as David, King of Israel, as they both had similiar duplicities regarding marriage and concealing offspring.

Aubrey, John . Brief Lives. edited from the original mss. and with a life of John Aubrey by Oliver Lawson Dick; foreword by Edmund Wilson. Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press. 1962

Aznar, Joe. For The Service of Mankind. essay 1996

Bacon, Gerald. F. (essay) Heraldry and Other Observations Within the Play Hamlet & The 1623 First Folio 2004

Baconiana, the Journal of the Francis Bacon Society. The oldest ongoing literary journal in the world, Baconiana has been published since 1886. Its annual anthology contains excellent research. A must for the Bacon enthusiast.
Baconiana Collection on (100+ editions)
Baconiana Issue 194
Author-Subject Index to Baconiana 1886-1999 (PDF) FBS 2001
1908 Volume
Journal of the Bacon Society 1891
Baconiana Vol. III Third Series 1905
Baconiana Vol. VI Third Series 1906
Baconiana Vol. V Third Series 1907
Baconiana Volume I. No. 100 July 1941
Baconiana Volume I. No. 107 April 1943
Baconiana Volume I. No. 120 July 1946
Baconiana Volume I. No. 134 New Year 1950
Baconiana Volume I. No. 137 Autumn 1950
Baconiana Volume I. No. 160 March 1960

Baker, Kendra H.The Persecution of Francis Bacon (Francis Bacon Society, 1978).

Barclay, John. Argenis Paris 1621. “Reveals Francis’s royal birth and details of his early life including his visit to France in the 1570’s, his love affair with Marguerite de Valois, daughter of Henri II and Catherine de Medici. The story is in the form of an elaborate allegory. The second English edition of 1629 provided a key to interpret the characters historically. These are beautiful statements of Baconian strategy: to teach wisdom under the mask of pleasure, and to conceal (and yet reveal) true history by mingling it with the fanciful, but providing sufficient keys and clues for the earnest seeker after truth. The Shakespeare Plays, amongst others, were constructed on this strategy.”–Peter Dawkins from his book Dedication to the Light

Barker, Richard. How to Crack the Secret of Westminster Abbey. Elixir Books, England, Barker Press, 1986. 78 Grange Road, Sutton, Surrey, England SM2 6SN. Utilizes and explains the use of ciphers revealing Francis Bacon’s name in monuments and acknowledging his Rosicrucian influences.

Baxter, James Phinney. The Greatest of Literary Problems. 1915. Reprint: AMS Press, New York,1971. Includes an excellent 28-page bibliography reproduced below.

Beaumont, Comyns. The Private Life of the Virgin Queen London , 1947

Beckett, Jane Wheeler. The Secret of Shakespeare’s Doublet. 60 illustrations, chapters on the Promus and Northumberland Manuscript, Droeshout Portrait, the Shakespeare Tomb.

Berret, Anthony J. Mark Twain and Shakespeare: A Cultural Legacy. University Press of America, 1993.

Bevan, Bryan. The Real Francis Bacon Centaur Press, London, 1960.

von Blomberg, A.M. Light on the True Shakespeare. The Christopher Publishing House, Boston, 1930.

Bokenham, T.D. A Brief History of the Bacon-Shakespeare Controversy. The Francis Bacon Trust Publications, 1982.
—. Francis Bacon, Shakespeare, and the Rosicrucians. Available from 56 Westbury Rd., New Malden, Surrey KT3 5AX England. 5 Pounds.
—esssay, Those Shakespeare Manuscripts : Acrostics in Ben Jonson’s Every Man Out of his Humour , Baconiana, 1975.
—.Story of the Learned Pig Baconiana, December 1989

Bowen, Drinker Catherine, The Search for Francis Bacon January 1966, The Atlantic. “Of all the famous men she has written about in her biographies, Mr. Justice Holmes, Tchaikovsky, young John Adams, Sir Edward Coke, and Francis Bacon, Catherine Drinker Bowen believes that Bacon was the most companionable, the one she would most have enjoyed spending an afternoon with. Here is why she thinks so.” – View PDF.

Brahms, Caryl & Simon, S.J. No Bed for Bacon fictional comedy and basis for the movie Shakespeare in Love 1941 & 1986 The Hogarth Press.

Bridgewater, Howard. Evidence Connecting Sir Francis Bacon with “Shakespeare”
George Lapworth & CO. LTD. London. 1943.
Shakespeare and Italy (Bacon Society 1938) booklet

Brown, Basil. “Law Sports at Gray’s Inn” (1594) privately printed by the author; 1921 N.Y.; This is a most interesting and novel addition to the literature of the Bacon-Shakespeare question. Document after document referring to old Gray’s Inn is reproduced at length, including the Gesta Grayorum, showing, as the writer interestingly puts it, that “Shake-speare’s plays were controlled by Bacon and his friends,” includes “Shakespeare’s” connection with the Inn’s of Court, Francis Bacon’s connection with Warwickshire, the Burbages, the Shakespeare Plays and a reprint of Gesta Grayorum or the Prince of Purpoole.


Bunten, A. Chambers. Life of Alice Barnham”
(wife of Sir Francis Bacon) 1928.
Sir Thomas Meauty’s: Secretary to Lord Bacon, And His Friends. London. 1918

Camden, William. Annals of Elizabeth complete text 1615 & 1625 with annotations of Francis Bacon (Annales Rerum Anglicarum et Hibernicarum Regnante Elizabetha)
Remains Concerning Britaine. London 1605.

Carr, Francis.
The Shakespeare Authorship Information Center, 9 Clermont Court, Clermont Road, Brighton, England BN1 6SS. Carr, a longstanding member of the Francis Bacon society, also offers monthly edits of pertinent English newspaper clippings on the authorship
Transcript from a Radio interview 1991
Chart illustrating similarities between Shakespeare, Bacon & Don Quixote
—Point Counter Point : A Debate with a Stratfordian 1994
— essay Cervantes, England and Don Quixote 1995
—essay The Writer’s Fingerprints: The Legal links between Shakespeare & Don Quixote 1997
—essay Was Mozart a Baconian? 1998
interview April 2000
Who Wrote Don Quixote? 2004
Review of John Michell’s book, “Who Wrote Shakespeare” 1997

Cassidy, Kate.  The Secret Work of An Age. Magnus Ab Integro Saeclorum Nasitur Ordo. 202  to order the book visit:

—Video : CRYPTOGRAPHY: The Biliteral Cipher Reveals the True Author of Shakespeare’s Sonnets
—Video : Who Wrote Shakespeare? Shakespeare, Lord Bacon, DeVere? Exploring Hidden Codes
—Video : This Man Told Us Who Wrote Shakespeare 
The Shakespeare Authorship Question : Unravelling the Mystery – Who wrote the plays, and why? Online 2023

Church, R. W. Francis Bacon. New York, 1884

Churchill, Winston S. A History of the English Speaking Peoples Cassell, London; Vols. I&II, 1956.

Clarke. Barry. The Shakespeare Puzzle. Free download in PDF. 2006

Cobb, Noel. Prospero’s Island (London: Coventure, 1984).

Cockburn, Nigel B. The Bacon Shakespeare Question. London. 1998. (740 pages)Book Review

Cornwall, Arthur. Francis the First Unacknowledged King of Great Britain and Ireland. 1936.

Crowther, J.G. Francis Bacon, the First Statesman of Science (Cresset, 1960)

Crucis, Fratres Roseae.
Secret Shakespearean Seals : Revelations of Rosicrucian Arcana, Discoveries in the Shakespeare Plays, Sonnets, and Works, Printed Circa 1586-1740 of Secreti Sigilli, Concealed Author’s Marks and Signs 1916
Entire book 1916

Dawkins, Peter. Faithful Sayings and Ancient Wisdom. 1982.
—Dedication to the Light. 1984. A look at Francis Bacon’s early life…. the story of his real parents, his birth and adoption, and the Gorhambury Platonic School where he was educated along with his brother, Anthony. Here is the secret and intriguing jigsaw of this great souls background. This book also describes a particular Wisdom Tradition, namely the Bardic Mysteries and it’s poetic tales of initiation. 156 pp.
—. The Great Vision. 1985. This journal describes the life of Francis Bacon when, as a young man he received his Great Vision and began to develop the new Rosicrucian work. It also looks at the Judaic-Christian Mysteries and how they were incorporated into Bacon’s life and teaching and the revival of pageantry in Elizabethan England. 300 pp.
Arcadia 1988 Here is Sir Francis Bacon’s life as he continues to work with his vision. It describes the creation of the English Areopagus or brotherhood of poet-initiates, the founding of the first group of new (Baconian) Rosicrucians and the secret beginnings of modern Freemasonry. The Egyptian Mysteries and Hermeticism are also introduced. Excellent research, rare illustrations and very well written by Britain’s most prolific authority on Francis Bacon today.300pp
—. Francis Bacon: The Herald of the New Age. 1997. Introduction to the genius and hidden nature of Sir Francis Bacon, and to his vast philanthropic work which is relevant for mankind today as it was in the 17 Century. Francis Bacon : Father of the Rosicrucians, Celestial Timing : The Virgin Queen & The Rose Cross Knight, Shakespeare : Sons of the Virgin Bacon.has been described as one of the greatest of the adepts and imperators of the Rosicrucian Fraternity. As with most of the great adepts of history, a profound mystery surrounds him; but the veils which conceal this particular master soul have a special function relating to the New Age of Aquarius now dawning, and, with right motive and a little effort, they can be drawn aside to reveal a great guiding Light.’ This book will fascinate anyone who is interested in the Rosicrucians, the Gnostics, the secret doctrine handed down through the ages, or the profound wisdom hidden in William Shakespeare’s plays and the connection between Shakespeare and Bacon. Bacon is often much maligned by historians, for circumstances and higher reasons often caused him to conceal or mask the truth about himself. However, plenty of clues were left by Bacon and others for those who could understand, enabling the author to reveal the secret labour of this Renaissance genius to prepare humanity for a`Golden Age’ – the Age of Aquarius now dawning – whose coming was known to the Rosicrucians since time immemorial. 111pp.
The Wisdom of Shakespeare Series
As You Like It .1998 A play of pure fairytale…..or so it seems. Just beneath the dream world is a story that deals with political, psychological and social matters, but deeper still are very truths that pervade the human soul as it journeys through life. Peter Dawkins discusses this magic. Foreword by Mark Rylance, Actor and Director of the Globe Theatre in London. 322pp.
The Merchant of Venice. 1998 On the face of it, The Merchant of Venice is a play with strong political and moral overtones, bringing up painful subjects such as racism, intolerance, greed, racial and religious exclusivity and self-righteousness, and forcing us to reconsider our attitudes to them. Beneath this level, however, lies an even deeper layer of meaning, pertaining to the human soul and the hidden laws of life that govern its destiny. This layer is reached via the symbolism embedded in the play, which is deftly unlocked for us in this book by Peter Dawkins. Peter reveals the author of Shakespeare’s plays as far more, even, than a great poet and dramatist. He was a master of Christian Cabala and Neoplatonic philosophy, fully conversant with the mystery teachings of the ancient world, and a supreme educator, able to convey, through entertainment, the profoundest secrets of the spiritual path. Foreword by Mark Rylance. 236pp.
Julius Caesar. 1998 In this play the life of Julius Caesar is used to illustrate important esoteric teachings, especially those of Freemasonry. As a tragedy it’s key issues revolve around life and death, issues that are of prime importance for all time. Peter Dawkins provides the insight to greater understanding and enjoyment of this play. Foreword by Mark Rylance. 202pp
THE TEMPEST, 1999. The book introduces the reader to the real meaning of Prospero’s magic, the nature of Ariel his spirit, the roles of the other characters as aspects of the human psyche, and the alchemical and cosmological rhythms of the play. The Tempest is shown as being a ‘book’ of wisdom and initiation written by a Master who knows the possibilities of the human mind and who appears to have been deeply involved in the underground Rosicrucian movement of his time. (IC Media Productions, 2000. Paperback, 270pp)
The Master Series :
BUILDING PARADISE : The Freemasonic and Rosicrucian Six Days’ Work 2001 Francis Bacon was one of the world’s great geniuses;a Master of Wisdom who was the ‘Elijah’ or herald of the Aquarian Age that we are now entering. He was the ‘Apollo’ or President of the Rosicrucians in the 16/17th centuries, the founder and first Grand Master of modern Freemasonry, a secret poet/playwright as well as an outstanding philosopher, and the acknowledged leader of the poets, philosophers, writers and artists of his time. Bacon’s mission was to give us an Art of Discovery and to train us in this art, so that we might be able to discover all things, all truth, in a proficient, beautiful and life-enhancing waythe way of a true artist. As a great Master of Cabala, Bacon’s work is Cabalistic. It is known as ‘The Six Days’ Work’;the creative work of the Rosicrucians. This book tells you how this work works and how it can build paradise on earth. (215pp)

These books and more can be ordered through the Francis Bacon Research Trust, Roses Farmhouse, Epwell Road, Upper Tysoe, Warwick CV35 OTN England. Booklist upon request.
see Peter’s article : “In the Light and Shadow”
essay : Shakespeare and Freemasonry
essay : Francis Bacon and the Shakespeare Plays
see : Dates of Francis Bacon’s Works, Compostion & Publication
interview : FRANCIS BACON AND WESTERN MYSTICISM 1998 transcript from the TV series THINKING ALLOWED : Conversations On The Leading Edge Of Knowledge and Discovery With Dr. Jeffrey Mishlove
The Shakespeare Enigma. 477pages. May 2004.

Deacon, Richard. John Dee : Scientist, Geographer, Astrologer, Secret Agent to Elizabeth I. London, 1968

Dee, John. A True and Faithful Relation of What Passed for Many Years Between Dr. John Dee and Some Spirits 1659

Des Moineaux, Edwin J. Mystery of Sir Thomas More Document Unravelled. 1924. Los Angeles, CA. Manuscript said to be handwriting of William Shakespeare identified as penmanship of another person (Francis Bacon’s) With illustrations

Dick, Hugh G. Selected Writings of Francis Bacon. Random House, 1955.

Dodd, Alfred. The Marriage of Elizabeth Tudor. Rider, London 1940. Still maintained as a State secret the author presents detailed historical evidence that the “virgin queen” not only married Robert Dudley but had two offspring with him. (See the Full Book PDF)
—. The Immortal Master.
—. The Martyrdom of Francis Bacon.Rider, London 1946. presents evidence that Bacon was the victim of a plot in which he was commanded by James I to abandon his defence and plead guilty without a trial to trumped up bribery charges
—. The Personal Poems of Francis Bacon. 1931. each of the Shakespeare Sonnets is examined from the perspecitve of a disciplined Mason with the events of Francis Bacon’s life (from the book : Masonic Headpieces)
—. Shakespeare, Creator of Freemasonry. Rider, London 1937. the roots of modern day freemasonry was inspired by the man who was Shakespeare.
The Secret History of Francis Bacon. Rider, 1941
The Sacred Shakespeare. Rider. 1942
—. Francis Bacon’s Personal Life Story, 1949,1986. a book worth reading as it encapsulates you on a “field trip” through Bacon’s life covering the Elizabeth and James I eras. The author was a practicing Freemason who offers insightful commentary on the events and history that shaped Francis Bacon’s life.

Duchaussoy, J. Bacon, Shakespeare, ou Saint-Germain? La Colombe, Paris, 1962. From page 122, “Another curious case of cryptography was presented to the public in 1917 by one of the best Bacon scholars, Dr. Alfred von Weber Ebenhoff of Vienna. Employing the same systems previously applied to the works of Shakespeare, he began to examine the works of Cervantes…… Pursuing the investigation, he discovered overwhelming material evidence: the first English translation of Don Quixote bears corrections in Bacon’s hand. He concluded that this English version was the original of the novel and that Cervantes had published a Spanish translation of it.”

du Maurier, Daphne. The Winding Stair. Biography of Bacon. 1976. Book Review
—. The Golden Lads. Biography of Francis Bacon, his brother Anthony and the Earl of Essex . Book Review 1975.

Dupuy Jr, Paul. An Authorship Analysis. Excellent Francis Bacon website.

Dutton, Michael. The Francis Bacon Journals. 2007

Eagle, Roderick.
Shakespeare: New Views for Old. 1930.
—. New Light on the Enigmas of the Shakespeare Sonnets, 1916.
articles:The Stratford-on-Avon Birthplace & The Secret Service in Tudor Times
Martin Droeshout. 1946
— essay. Literary Concealments 1964

Ebenhoff, Alfred Von Weber. Bacon, Shakespeare, und Cervantes. Leipzig, Austria,1917. Written in German, this book links Bacon to both Shakespeare and Don Quixote. Ebenhoff claims he discovered evidence that the 1612 Quixote English translation by Thomas Shelton (see the text from 1605) bears corrections in Bacon’s own handwriting.

Eiseley, Loren. The Man Who Saw Through Time: Francis Bacon and the Modern Dilemma. Houghton Mifflin Co., Boston, 1961. Loren Eiseley in his beautifully written book about Bacon remarks that Bacon: “…more fully than any man of his time, entertained the idea of the universe as a problem to be solved, examined, meditated upon, rather than as an eternally fixed stage, upon which man walked.”
Francis Bacon and the Modern Dilemma. 1962

Elfenbein, Donald.  The Play that Solves the Shakespeare Authorship Mystery : The Allegory of Francis Bacon’s Natural Philosophy in “The Tempest.” Lulu Press, 2023. Read updated PDF.
Essay . Review of Bacon–Shakespeare–Cervantes, Book Two. 2024

Ellis, Walter. The Shakespeare Myth. 1946 .

Farrington, Benjamin. Francis Bacon, Philosopher of Industrial Science. Henry Schuman Inc. 1949.
The Philosophy of Francis Bacon. Liverpool University Press, 1964. includes translations of Bacon’s The Masculine Birth of Time, Thoughts and Conclusions, The Refutation of Philosophies
—(essay from a lecture)
The Christianity of Francis Bacon.
Francis Bacon After His Fall 1971

Fellows, Virginia. article Shakespeare, Bacon and Cyphers 1998
—article Unlocking the Shakespeare Riddle November 1999 (pdf format from the November ’99 online issue of Atlantis Rising Magazine
The Shakespeare Code 2000 (book) can be ordered online

Fletcher, Reginald J. Francis Bacon : The Commemoration of His Tercentenary at Gray’s Inn. 1913

Fowler, Rob. (website) Light with amazing connections between The Sonnets and the 365 day Calendar and much more.

French, Peter. John Dee. The World of an Elizabethan Magus. London 1972

Friedberg, Barbara. (Essay) Francis Bacon and the True Ends of Skepticism ; published in the SKEPTICAL ENQUIRER : The Magazine for Science and Reason, in Nov-Dec. 2000,Vol 24. No. 6; Long ago, Bacon asserted that science must begin with doubts in order to end in certainties, a paradox that stills leads to misunderstandings about Bacon and about science. Well worth the read.

Fuller, Jean Overton. Sir Francis Bacon: A Biography. East-West Publications, 1981. Includes new insights into Bacon’s facial similarity to Queen Elizabeth and Robert Dudley, not to mention his dissimilarity from his step-parents. Excellent overall research from a prodigious writer. Highly recommended.

Gerald, Lawrence.
— hear lyrics to a rapsong on Shakespeare : The Master Plan of Sir Francis Bacon (1992)
interview with Jean Overton Fuller 1994
— book review : Nieves Mathews Brings Home the Bacon and Restores a Reputation Baconiana (1996)
— essay : Monuments of Wit vs Monuments of Power (1997)
— essay : A Bond for All the Ages : Francis Bacon & John Dee, The Original 007 with D. W. Cooper (1997)
— essay : Gorhambury, The Bacon Family and The Eight Shakespeare Quartos (1997)
— reference : The Discovery of the Eight Shakespeare Quartos in Bacon’s Library 1998
— letter to the editor : Rebuttal to the Oakland Tribune : Why Francis Bacon is Our Bard (April 2000)
interview with Francis Carr March 2000
—commentary : The BBC and Shakespeare Authorship, April 2000.
— essay : Highgate : Francis Bacon & The 2nd Earl of Arundel 2000 (includes Bacon’s last days & letter)
— commentary : Shake, Fake & Bake : Betty Crocker and the Shakespeare Authorship April 2001
—press release : One Flew Over the Shakespeare Mosh Pit Jan. 2002
—interview : Mark Rylance : Actor/Director of the London Globe Theatre 2002
—essay : It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad World of Shakespeare. 2002
—essay : All’s Not Well that Stems from Stanley. 2002
—essay : Francis Bacon: Memist of Mankind 2004
—essay : Opening the Door to Zen and the Art of SHAKESPEARE and BACON 2012
—Essay. Bringing Home Bacon, Shakespeare and Cervantes. 2024
Tribute to Mather Walker. 2024

Gibson, Reginald Walter. Francis Bacon: A Bibliography of His Works and Baconiana to the Year 1750 (1950), and Francis Bacon: Supplement (1959), contain further research information.

Goldsworthy, W. Lansdown. Ben Jonson and the First Folio . Cecil Palmer, 1931.

Shake-speare’s Heraldic Emblems London, Witherby & Co., 1929

GREGORY,JOSHUA C. Chemistry and Alchemy in the Natural Philosophy of Sir Francis Bacon, 1561-1626 Ambix, 2(2):93-111 (lecture,September 1938), a good account of some of Bacon’s cosmological views

Gross, Alan.
—essay. What Francis Bacon Means To Me. 2004

Gundry, W.G.C., ed.
Manes Verulamani. This important volume consists of 32 eulogies originally published in Latin shortly after Bacon’s death in 1626. Bacon’s peers refer to him as “a supreme poet” and “a concealed poet,” and also link him with the theatre.
—. Francis Bacon, a Guide to his Homes and Haunts. 1946.
Lord Burleigh, William Cecil essay 1948

Hall, Rev. John G. (editor)—Lord Bacon’s Thoughts on Holy Scripture originally published by the American Tract Society, Nassau Street, NY. brief sketch of Bacon’s life, a prayer of Bacon’s, Moses the lawgiver, and God’s first pen, Genesis, Leviticus, Numbers, Deuteronomy, Kings, Job, Psalms, Proverbs, New Testament. 401pages. (order the book)

Hall, Manly P. The Secret History of All the Ages. 1928. Bacon-Shakespere and the Rosicrucians
.Hall also wrote many articles on Bacon for New Horizons, the Philosophical Research Society magazine.
Orders of the Great Work & Alchemy (Los Angeles: The Philosophic Research Society, 1949).
—–Orders of Universal Reformation (Los Angeles: The Philosophic Research Society, 1949).—.
—— Sages and Seers. 1950
Masonic Orders of Fraternity (Los Angeles: The Philosophic Research Society, 1950).
—. America’s Assignment with Destiny. Philosophical Research Society, 1979.
Lord Bacon’s Interpretation of Myths, lecture at the Philosophical Research Society, 1981
New Atlantis: Begun by the Lord Verulam and continued by R. H. Esquire (Los Angeles: The Philosophic Research Society, 1985).

Hall, Marie. Foundations Unearthed. Veritas Press, 1938.
—. The Quest for Bruton Vault. 1984.
—. Solving the Riddle of the Shakespeare Sphinx. The Philosophical Research Society, 1984.
—. Behold, I Come Quickly. Second edition, 1985.

Hancox, Joy. The Byrom Collection London : Jonathan Cape, 1992,1997.
Kingdom for a Stage : Magicians & Aristocrats in the Elizabethan Theatre. Sutton Publishing 2001 BOOK REVIEW

Harner, Jerome. (essay) Why I’m Not an Oxfordian Bacon Versus De Vere : A Review of the Evidence. 2001

Henry, John.
Knowledge is Power. 2003 published in the US by Totem Books
KNOWLEDGE IS POWER How Magic, the Government and an Apocalyptic Vision inspired Francis Bacon to create Modern Science
The Secret Life of an Alchemist: Francis Bacon’s Real Philosophy of Nature. Essay 2006

Hickson, S.A.E. The Prince of Poets and Most Illustrious of Philosophers . London: Gay & Hancock, LTD. 1926.

Hill, C. Intellectual Origins of the English Revolution 1965

Hollenbach, Karl. Francis Rosicross. Dunsinane Hill Publications, Ekron, KY 40117, 1996. 187pages. This book provides evidence that enables the reader to make a judgment that Shakespeare was Francis Bacon. As a link between the exoteric and esoteric Bacon, the Shakespeare Plays become even more significant because of who the author is. Unifying the exoteric and esoteric lives of Francis Bacon provides a means to grasp tomorrow’s solutions for today’s problems arising from modern technology.

Horton, Mary.“In Defence of Francis Bacon: A Criticism of the Critics of the Inductive Method,” Studies in History and Philosophy of Science,4(2):241-278 (August 1973), a good exposition of some of Bacon’s experimental principles.

Huxley, Aldous. “Shakespeare and Religion Show Magazine, 1964.

Ince, Richard. England’s High Chancellor. 1935. a wonderful novel about Francis Bacon

Isaac de Larrey. Histoire d’ Angleterre, d’ Ecosse de d’Irlande Rotterdam, 1707.

Jackson. Ross. Shaker of the Speare : The Francis Bacon Story. The Book Guild Ltd. 2005.
—-The Companion. The Book Guild Ltd.2005.

James, D.G. The Dream of Learning. Oxford. 1951

Johnson, Edward. D.
Francis Bacon Versus Lord Macaulay. 1949
Bacon-Shakespeare Coincidences. 1950.
—. Shakespear’s Sonnets. 1962. see how all the sonnets are examined from Bacon’s life and circumstances
—. The Mystery of the First Folio of Shakespeare.
—. The Shakespeare Illusion.
—. The Shakespeare Quiz, or 99 Questions for the Stratfordians to Answer. essay
How Bacon Signed The Tempest article
Timon of Athens article

Jones, Richard Foster. Ancients and Moderns, 2nd ed. (1961, reprinted 1982), a study of the rise of the scientific movement in 17th-century England, seen largely as a movement inspired by Bacon’s writings

Jonson, Ben. Every Man in His Humour.
—. Every Man Out of His Humour. Jonson was Bacon’s right-hand man. He stayed with Bacon at his country estate in Gorhambury while they both prepared the 1623 Folio.This play, in particular, includes references to Bacon’s authorship.
—. The Alchemist.
– Timber or Discoveries from the Collected Workes 1641 (Title page.)

Kiernan, Michael. The Advancement of Learning (editor, Associate Professor of English, Pennsylvania State University) February 2000, part of the Oxford University Press Series on Francis Bacon.

Kunow, Amelie Deventer von. Francis Bacon, Last of the Tudors. 1924. Excellent and well-researched investigation (125 pages) on the historical evidence of the marriage of Queen Elizabeth I & Robert Dudley (Earl of Leicester) and the secret birth of their offspring, Francis Bacon. Kunow has found letters in the Spanish State archives that lend considerable weight to the authenticity of these historical events being facts. Included are short Baconian synopsises of many of the Shakespeare Plays.

Lampert, Laurence. (editor) An Advertisement Touching on a Holy War. written by Francis Bacon , with interpretive essay, introduction and notes by Lampert (order the book)

Lawrence, Basil E. Notes on the Authorship of the Shakespeare Plays and Poems 1925 London : Gay and Hancock, Ltd

Leary, Penn. The Complete Cryptographic Shakespeare. Westchester House Publishers, 218 South 95th Street, Omaha, NE 68114, $15 ppd. One of the best instructional books published in modern times on the cyphers and codes which are found in Shakespeare.
The Oak Island Enigma: A History and Inquiry into the Money Pit.Published by the author, 1953.
See also a video documentary on Oak Island in which Francis Bacon is presented as the possible mastermind behind the story of the buried treasure.

Leigh, William. Clipt Wings. 1930. A play in five parts expounding upon the mystery of the authorship of the Shakespeare plays, the parentage of Francis Bacon and the character of Shaxper. Intro to the book

Lemmi, C.W. The Classic Deities in Bacon: A Study in Mythological Symbolism. 1933,Baltimore.

Lochithea. Bacon Reference Book. 2009.

Lucas, Peter. Bacon’s New Atlantis and the Fictional Origins of Organized Science. Open Cultural Studies, July 18, 2018; 2: 114–12.

MacDuff, Ewen. The Sixty-Seventh Inquistion . Eric Faulkner-Little, Shoreham, 1972.
The Dancing Horse Will Tell You Eric Faulkner-Little, Shoreham, 1974.

Martin, Julian. Francis Bacon: The State and the Reform of Natural Philosophy (1992)

Mathew, David Sir Tobie Mathew London Max Parrish 1950. (Personal portraits). Illustrated by 8 plates & 8 line illus.

Mathews, Nieves. Francis Bacon: The History of a Character Assassination. Yale University Press, 1996. Nieves Mathews rescues Bacon from a long tradition of abuse and misrepresentation and reveals how distorted facts can be recast as historical truths. (Book Review)
— (essay)Francis Bacon : Slave Driver or Servant of Nature? Is Bacon to blame for the evils of our polluted age?

Matthews, Steven. Theology and Science in the Thought of Francis Bacon. Ashgate 2008

McClellan, Deslie. Prince of Our Dreams : Young Shakespeare. 2011 (Order book Here)

McClinton, Brian. The Shakespeare Conspiracies : Untangling a 400 year Web of Myth & Deceit. Shanway Press. Book review

McKaig, Betty. (essay) OAK ISLAND SYNOPSIS. 1985


McLuhan, Marshall.(essay) “Bacon : Ancient or Modern?” Renaissance and Reformation, 1974, X, 93-8.

McQuain, Jeffrey and Stanley Malless. Coined by Shakespeare:Words and Meanings First Penned by the Bard 1997, 1998 by Merriam-Webster, Incorporated, Review

Meeker, Anne. The Queen’s Rings Daniel Ryerson, Inc. Chicago. 1936. story of the signet ring of Henry the VIII and the Tudor saga between Elizabeth and Essex with Bacon as their intermediary and Robert Cecil as the villain. Includes an appendix illustrating the italics cipher within the original 1605 Advancement of Learning with Bacon’s instructions on how to read it.

Melsome, W.S. Dr.
The Bacon- Shakespeare Anatomy
(London: George Lapworth, 1947).
The Famous Speech of Sir Thomas More
Essay 1943

Michell, John. Who Wrote Shakespeare? Thames & Hudson, 1996. (Review of book)

Miles, Simon (essay) Francis Bacon and The Merchant of Venice. 2002

Murtha, Ryan. The Precious Gem of Hidden Literature: Francis Bacon 1576-1655

Nadel, George H. (essay) History as Psychology in Francis Bacon’s Theory of History, History and Theory, 1966

Nordgren,Tim. The Scientific Methods of Rene Descartes and Francis Bacon essay (1998)

Ornstein, Martha. Role of Scientific Societies in the Seventeenth Century University of Chicago Press.1928.

Pares, Martin. Mortuary Marbles.
—. A Pioneer: A Tribute to Delia Bacon. 1958.
—. Knights of the Helmet. 1964.

Paterson, Antoinette Mann. Francis Bacon and Socialized Science (Charles C. Thomas) 1973.

Patrick, Dave. (editor) The View Beyond: Sir Francis Bacon: Alchemy, Science, Mystery anthology, Polair Publishers 2011

Patrick, Max. Sir Francis Bacon (1561-1626)

Patton, Kenneth R. Setting The Record Straight : An Expose of Stratfordian Anti-Baconian Tactics 2000. (Book I ; 94 pages; internet exclusive) includes a Vindication of William Stone Booth and a detailed critical analysis of Elizebeth & William Friedman based on their book, The Shakespeare Ciphers Examined
Insightful commentary on Bacon’s Prayer. (essay)2000

Peacham, Henry. Minerva Britanna. Or a Garden of Heroical Devises, furnished and adorned with Emblemes and Impresa’s of sundry natures. London 1612. An emblem book dedicated to Francis Bacon, full of cryptic symbology, (Minerva the Roman counterpart to Athena , the Spearshaker; and Britanna to the British) and the spiritual teachings of Francis Bacon and his Knights of the Helmet.

Peck, DC. Leicester’s Commonwealth: The Copy of a Letter Written by a Master of Art of Cambridge (1584)

Peltonen, Markku. (editor)The Cambridge Companion to Bacon Cambridge University Press 1996 very good anthology of essays on Bacon regarding his ideas on science, philosophy, rhetoric, politics, history and his legacy

Pott, Mrs. Henry. Founder of the Francis Bacon Society in December 1885
Francis Bacon and his Secret Society. 1891., ed. Bacon is seen as the centerpoint of a secret league with the aim of advancing learning, his most intimate friends, relations and correspondents seem to have been all either Rosicrucians, Free-masons, or Illuminati, as in Italy, parts of Germany.(To order the Book)
The Promus of Formularies and Elegancies. 1883. (editor) Francis Bacon’s diary from 1593 to 1594, its 4,000 anecdotes include hundreds of phrases of Bacon’s which reappear in the Shakespeare plays. It is the only Shakespeare Diary on record before publication.
Did Francis Bacon Write “Shakespeare? 32 Reasons For Believing That He Did. 1894
Francis Bacon’s Signatures in the Shakespeare Plays. 1895
–essay : Francis Bacon’s Friends & Associates 1900
–essay : A Retrospective Review 1902

Raleigh, Sir Walter. The History of the World. 1614 A book written while incarcerated in the Tower, Bacon helped to provide research material.

Ramos, Antonio Pérez. Francis Bacon’s Idea of Science and the Maker’s Knowledge Tradition (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1988).

Reed, Edwin. Bacon is Shakespeare. London,1899.
—- Brief for Plaintiff : Bacon vs Shakespeare 1892
—. Bacon and Shakespeare Parallelisms. Boston,1902.
—. Francis Bacon, Our Shakespeare. Boston, 1901
—- Coincidences, Bacon and Shakespeare. 1906

Rees, Graham. (editor)The Instauratio Magna: Last Writings Francis Bacon (Edited with commentary by Professor of English, Queen Mary and Westfield College, University of London) Oxford University Press, June 2000, PDF sample of 32 pages available
— (editor)Philosophical Studies c.1611-c.1619 Oxford University Press 1996

Renaker, David. (essay) “A Miracle of Engineering : The Conversion of Bensalem in Francis Bacon’s New Atlantis,” 1990, Studies in Philology, LXXXVII, 181-93.

Rossi, P. Francis Bacon: From Magic to Science. translated by Sacha Rabinovitch. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1968.

Routh, Harold V. (commentary) On Bacon’s Essays

Schoenbaum, Sam. Shakespeare’s Lives (Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1991)

Secret Shakespeare Seals. (author unknown) Revelations of Rosicrucian Arcana, Discoveries in the Shakespeare Plays, Sonnets, and Works, Printed Circa 1586-1740, of “Secreti Sigilli”, Concealed Author’s Marks and Signs, Fratres Roseae Crucis. 1916 Nottingham, H. Jenkins

Sennett, Mabell. His Erring Pilgrimage, Interpretation of “As You Like It” 1949.

Serjeantson, Richard. The Division of a Paper Kingdom The Tragic Afterlives of Francis Bacons Manuscripts 2018

Sewell, Elizabeth. (essay) “Bacon, Vico, Coleridge, and the Poetic Method,” in Giorgio Tagliacozzo, Giambattista Vico : An International Symposium. Baltimore : Johns Hopkins Unviersity Press. 1969.

Smedley, William. The Mystery of Francis Bacon London, 1912.

Smith, A. Hassell. The Gardens of Sir Nicholas and Sir Francis Bacon: an Enigma Resolved and a Mind Explored in Religion, Culture and Society in Early Modern Britain. Eds Fletcher & Roberts, Cambridge 1994.

Smith, Charlotte Fell. John Dee. 1909. The entire book can be found here with illustrations.

Steadman, J.M. Beyond Hercules: Bacon and the Scientist as Hero. (essay) Studies in the Literary Imagination, IV,1971

Steel, Byron. Sir Francis Bacon : The First Modern Mind. Garden City, NY. Doubleday, Doran and Co., Inc. 1930.

Taylor, Michael. The Secret Bard essay 1998.
—essay. What Francis Bacon Means To Me. 2004.

Theobald, Bertram. Exit Shakespeare. An outline of the Case Against Shakspere Cecil Palmer, London, 1931.
—. Enter Francis Bacon. The Case for Bacon as the True “Shakespeare Cecil Palmer, London, 1932.
Shakespeare’s Sonnets Unmasked 130 pages Cecil Palmer, London
Francis Bacon Concealed And Revealed. 1930. Cecil Palmer, London. 420pp.

Tiffany, John. Don Quixote? Was it Cervantes or Bacon who Crafted the Famous Tale? The Barnes Review Sept/Oct 2013

Trevor-Roper, Hugh. “Francis Bacon after Four Centuries,” Encounter, XVIII, no. 2, 73-77. 1962.

Trial of the Earls of Essex and Southampton 1601 – Transcription of ‘The Arraignment, Tryal, and Condemnation of Robert Earl of Essex. For Thos. Basset, Sam. Heyrick, and Matth. Gillyflower, 1679.’ Illustrated.

Tudhope, George V. Bacon Masonry. Health Research, P.O. Box 70, Mokelumne Hill, CA 95245, 1954.
—. Freemasonry Came to America with Captain John Smith in 1607.

Twain, Mark. Is Shakespeare Dead? Harper & Brothers, 1909. Twain at his best, shattering the illusions about the man from Stratford-on-Avon. [for an excellent first edtion hard back copy]
Mark Twain letter. 1909

Urbach, Peter. Francis Bacon’s Philosophy of Science. 1987 Open Court Publishing Co. A study which argues from a close consideration of Bacon’s actual words in context, that he was immensely more sophisticated and modern than is generally allowed. Bacon’s reputation as a philosopher of science has sunk since the 17th and early 18th centuries, when he was accorded the title ‘Father of Experimental Philosophy.’ It is high time for this illustrious designation to be restored to him.

Vickers, Brian. Francis Bacon and Renaissance Prose (1968)
Essential Articles for the Study of Francis Bacon Hamden, CT. : Shoe String Press,(1968); .
Bacon’s Use of Theatrical Imagery. Studies in the Literary Imagination, IV, 1971
Francis Bacon: A Critical Edition of the Major Works 1978 & 1996 This is the first extensive one-volume anthology of Bacon’s writings since 1905. It includes the major English literary works on which his reputation rests: the Advancement of Learning (1605), the Essays (1597 and 1625), and the posthumously published New Atlantis (1626). In addition it reprints sixteen other works which are not otherwise available, which show Bacon’s remarkable all-round abilities in politics, law, theology, and poetry. A special feature of the edition is its extensive annotation, which identifies Bacon’s sources and allusions (in the Bible, in classical literature, and in Renaissance texts). It also provides full explanation of Bacon’s vocabulary, which is as rich as Shakespeare’s, but far less familiar. Detailed headnotes recreate the political and intellectual contexts in which these works were produced. 813 pages (to order)
The History of the Reign of King Henry VII 1998 This is a major new student edition of the text described as ‘the first modern classic of English history’. Francis Bacon’s penetration into human motives, his life-long experience of politics and government, and his remarkable literary skills, render this History of the Reign of King Henry VII a major work of English literature and an important document in the history of political thought. The edition also includes other relevant writings by Bacon, generous editorial footnotes explaining the historical and political issues of the period, and a substantial glossary.

Wagner, Richard. The Lost Secret of William Shakespeare (book) 2013
The Truth about Shakespeare 2013
—-Breaking the Masonic Code of SHAKE-SPEARES SONNETS 2013
—-Shakespeare Authorship: Bacon vs DeVere Essay 2012
—- The Movie Anonymous : A Review (Essay) 2011
—- Who Was Shakespeare? essay 2011

Waldman, Christina G.
“Francis Bacon’s Hidden Hand in Shakespeare’s The Merchant of Venice : A Study of Law, Rhetoric, and Authorship”. Algora Publishing 2018
— Essay “Bacons Maiden Speech to Parliament & His Royal Birth” 2020
— Essay Challenging the Lie in a Free Society: Even in Shakespeare Authorship Studies? 2020

Wallace, Karl. Francis Bacon on the Nature of Man : The Faculties of Man’s Soul (1967)

Walker, Mather. The Secret of the Shakespeare Plays. 118pages
–see his articles The Authorship Question and Beyond 1999
Shakespeare’s Other Side of Midnight.1999
Francis Bacon & The Mystical Roots of The Two Gentlemen of Verona. 1999
The Shakespeare-Bacon Essays of Mather Walker. 1999-2001, a terrific collection of essays with insight into Bacon’s interest in antiquity that reveals the spiritual wisdom of the ancients and how this was imparted in fifteen of the Shakespeare plays. Plus Ultra!
Bacon 101 Series. 2001. So far six in depth essays on the philosophical writings and communique styles of Francis Bacon
—essay What Francis Bacon Means To Me. 2004

Weinberg, Dr. George & Dianne Rowe. Will Power! Using the Insights of Shakespeare to Transform your Life. 1996. St. Martin’s Press. N.Y.

Weinberger, Jerry.
—essay “Science and Rule in Bacon’s Utopia : An Introduction to the Reading of the New Atlantis,” American Political Science Review 70 (September 1976)
New Atlantis and The Great Instauration : (editor with commentary) Revised edition Harlan Davidson, Inc. Illinois (1980, 1989)
—Science, Faith, and Politics: Francis Bacon and the Utopian Roots of the Modern Age: A Commentary on Bacon’s Advancement of Learning (1985); Ithaca : Cornell University Press

Wheeler, Harvey.
— Essay: Francis Bacon’s Case of the Post-Nati:(1608); Foundations of Anglo-American Constitutionalism; An Application of Critical Constitutional Theory (Ward, 1998;author, 1957;1960)
—Essay:The Semiosis of Francis Bacon’s Scientific Empiricism 1999
—Essay: Francis Bacon’s “Verulamium”: the Common Law Template of The Modern in English Science and Culture 1999
—Essay: Francis Bacon’s New Atlantis: A Foretaste of The Sciential Society
Essay: Bacon and Dr. Folkman’s Neo-Hermeneutics 2001
—Essay: commentary and introduction on Bacon’s Valerius Terminus Of the Interpretation of Nature with the Annotations of Hermes Stella. 2002
—Essay : The Semiotics of “Constitution” in England and America : Francis Bacon’s brief in Calvin’s Case was the “meme,” the institutional genome – the mimeme replicator, of constitutionalism for both England and America 2002

White, Howard B. Peace Among the Willows : The Political Philosophy of Francis Bacon. The Hague Martinus Nijhoff, 1968
—(essay) “Bacon, Bruno and the Eternal Recurrence,” Social Research, XXV, 449-68, 1958

Whitney, Charles. Francis Bacon and Modernity. New Haven : Yale University Press, 1968.
—(essay) “Merchants of Light: Science as Colonization in the New Atlantis,” in Sessions, 1990 pp.255-268.

Wittemans, Fr. The History of the Rosicrucians 1938 Aries Press, Chicago

Whitaker,Virgil K. Francis Bacon’s Intellectual Milieu (1962)

WORMALD, B.H.G. Francis Bacon: History, Politics, and Science, 1561-1626 (1993)

X, Malcolm. The Autobiography of Malcolm X Ballantine Books, 1964. pp. 213-214. Malcolm X notes that during his time in prison he would debate the authorship of Shakespeare.

Yates, Frances. Giordano Bruno and the Hermetic Tradition (London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1964).
—Theatre of the World (London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1969)
—The Rosicrucian Enlightenment. Routledge & Kegan Paul, London and Boston, 1972.
Shakespeare’s Last Plays: A New Approach (London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1975).
Astraea: The Imperial Theme in the Sixteenth Century (London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1975).
The Occult Philosophy in the Elizabethan Age (London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1979).
—(essay) Bacon’s Magic, in Frances Yates, Ideas and Ideals in the North European Renaissance. London : Routledge, pp.61-6. ,1984
A Study of Love’s Labour’s Lost. (quote)

Young, Arthur. The Shakespeare/Bacon Controversy. Robert Briggs Associates,1986. Publisher Services, P.O. Box 2510, Novato, CA 94948. A short booklet in the form of a dialogue between Young, an inventor and scholar, and Faustin Bray, which distills Young’s insights on 60 years of Baconian study. Audiocassette available through Sound Photosynthesis, 533 Charles Lane, Mill Valley, CA 94941. Arthur Young :

One of the things that has convinced me the most is that those who believe in Shakespeare don’t seem to have the same kind of knowledge of facts and the depth of perception.

They’re mostly denying Bacon because–well–most people don’t think so, therefore it isn’t true. Shakespeareans are very defensive, often very superficial in their treatment of what is put out by Baconians.”

1850's to 1915

Select Bibliography of the Works of Francis Bacon

1850’s to 1915

A. E. The Shakespeare Problem. (A paper for students.) pp. 24. London, 1909. 8vo.

“AJAX.” Shakespeare or Bacon; containing a Biographical Sketch of Shakespeare, and also of “The Claimant,” Lord Bacon, and the Earls of Essex and Southampton. Illus., pp. 24. Boston, 1888.

ALLEN, CHARLES. Notes on the Bacon-Shakespeare Question. Boston, 1900. 8vo.

ALVOR, P. Das neue Shakespeare-Evangelium. Pp. 55 (1906). 2d Auflage, pp. t32. Hannover, 1907.
—. Die heutige Stand der Shakespeare-Frage. Hannover, 1907, pp. 24.
—. Die Losung des Shakespeare Problems. Munchen und Leipzig, 1911, pp. 216. 8vo.

AMBOISE, PIERRE. The Life of Francis Bacon. Paris.1631. The first known biography that was published of Bacon. Amboise had private access to some of Francis Bacon’s manuscripts. He was well aware of Bacon’s royal birth by writing that Francis was “born to the purple and brought up with expectation of a great career. He employed several years of his youth in travelling France, Italy and Spain. He saw himself destined one day to hold in his hand, the helm of the Kingdom.”

“AN ENGLISH CRITIC” (George H. Townsend). William Shakespeare not an Imposter. London and New York, 1857, pp. 122.

“ANTIQUARY.” The Sonnets of Shakespeare. When, to Whom and by Whom Written. New York, 1883, pp. 12.

A SHAKESPEAREAN. Shakespeare Anagrams. London, 1902, pp. 19. 8vo.

ASHHURST, R. L. Some Remarks on W. H. Edwards’ Shaksper not Shakespeare. Philadelphia, 1901, pp. 54. 8vo.
—. Contemporary Evidence of Shakespeare’s Identity. Philadelphia, 1903. 8vo. (Shak. Soc., Phila., Pub., No. 5.)

ATKINSON, H. G. (F.G.S.), and CATTELL, CHARLES C. (a controversy between). The Authorship of Shakespeare. London, n. d. (1880), pp. 16. 12mo.

AUGUSTUS, 2d, Duke of Brunswick-Lunaeberg. Facsimiles of three letters in German, dated May 27, July 8, and August 12, 1620, which have been supposed to relate to the Shakespeare-Bacon Controversy. n. p. 1897.

B, G. H. P. Who wrote the Plays and Poems known as “The Works of Shakespeare”? Leicester, 1903, pp. 48. 8vo.

BACON, DELIA. Philosophy of the Plays of Shakespere Unfolded; with a preface by N. Hawthorne. Boston, 1857. 8vo.

BACON, F. A Conference of Pleasure composed for some festive Occasion about the year 1592. London, 1870, pp. 54. 8vo.

BACON, T. Delia Bacon. Boston, 1888, pp. 322. 8vo.

BACON JOURNAL. Two volumes of transactions and papers read at meetings of the Bacon Society. Vol. 1, George Redway, 1886; vol. II, Robert Banks, 1891.

BACON SOCIETY, London. Journal. Nos. I-5. June, 1886 to December, 1887. 8vo.

BACONIANA, edited by a sub-committee of the Bacon Society. London, 1886 to Present Time
BACONlAN FACTS, an Epilogue to the Farce of “Bacon vs. Shakespeare.” Worcester, 1890. 8vo.

BARRETT, T. S. Who wrote “Shakespeare”? Privately printed, 1896, pp. 12.

BATCHELOR, H. CROUCH. Francis Bacon wrote Shakespeare. London, 1912, pp. 143. 8vo.

— transcript of Lecture from 1910 : Francis Bacon wrote Shakespeare

BAYLEY, HAROLD. The Tragedy of Sir Francis Bacon. London, 1902, pp. 274
—. The Shakespeare Symphony. London, 1906, pp. 400. 8vo.
—. A New Light on the Renaissance. Pp. 270. 8vo.

BAYLIS, S. M. “Shake-Speare”; an Enquiry. Toronto, 1910, pp. 32. 8vo.

BEECHING, H. C. William Shakespeare. A reply to Mr. George Greenwood. London, 1908, pp. 104. 8vo.
—. William Shakespeare, Player, Playmaker and Poet. A reply to G. Greenwood. New Stork, 1909. 12mo facsimiles.

BEERBOHM, Max. ( see animation gif)Poets’ Corner. London, 1904. 4to. 20 colored caricatures.

BEGLEY, Walter. Bacon’s Nova Resuscitatio. London, 1905, 3vo. Volume I (see the entire book) Volume II (see the entire book) Volume III (see entire book)
—. Is it Shakespeare? The great question of Elizabethan literature answered in the light of new revelations and important contemporary evidence hitherto unnoticed. By a Cambridge graduate. London, 1903. 8vo. Facsimiles. GoogleBook

BLEIBTREU, C. Der wahre Shakespeare. (A criticism of “Das neue Shakespeare-Evangelium.”) Munchen und Leipzig, 1907, pp. 176. 8vo.

BLEIBTREU, K. Die Losung der Shakespeare-Frage; eine neue Theorie. Leipzig, 1907. 8vo.

BLOMBERG, ADELHEID MARIA VON. Bacon-Shakespeare? Die wahrheit die Ehre’ Ein Beitrag zur Bacon-Shakespeare-Frage. Karlsruhe und Leipzig, 1913, pp. 1ll. 8vo.

BOGHOLM, N. Bacon og Shakespeare. Kjobenhavn, 1906, pp. l95. 8vo.

BOHN, HENRY H. The Identity of Shakespeare as a Writer of Plays. A Chapter in the Biography and Bibliography of Shakespeare. London, 1863, pp. 291-300. Privately printed. 8vo.

BOMPAS, GEORGE COX. The Problem of the Shakespeare Plays. London, 1902. pp. 119. 8vo.
—. The Problem of the Shakespeare Plays. London, 1906. pp. 110. 8vo.

BOOTH, William Stone. A Practical Guide for Authors and Playwrights (1907)
Some Acrostic Signatures of Francis Bacon, Baron Verulam of Verulam, Viscount St. Albans, together with some others; all of which are now for the first time deciphered and published. Boston, 1909.
—. The Hidden Signatures of Francesco Colonna and Francis Bacon. Boston, 1910 pp. 170.
—. The Droeshout Portrait of William Shakespeare: an Experiment in Identification Boston, 1911, pp.7. 4to
Marginal Acrostics and Other Alphabetical Devices, a Catalogue (1920)
Subtle Shining Secrecies, Writ in the Margents of Books (1925).

BOOTH, BEN. HAWORTH. Neglected Anagrams of the Bacon Period. London, pp. 11. 8vo.

BORMANN, AUGUST EDWIN. The Shakespeare Secret. London, 1895, pp.366. 8vo. (complete book)
—. Der historische Beweis der Bacon-Shakespeare-Theorie. Leipzig, 1897, pp. 48. 8vo.
—. Der Kampf um Shakespeare. Leipzig, 1897, pp. 47. 16mo.
—. Shakespeare’s Debut 1598. Leipzig, 1898, pp. 32. 8vo.
—. Der Lucretia Beweis der Bacon-Shakespeare-Theorie. Leipzig, 1900, pp. 15. 8vo.
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—. 300 Geistesblitze und anderes von und uber Bacon-Shakespeare-Marlowe. Leipzig, 1902, pp. 464. 8vo.
—. Der Shakespeare-Dichter. Wer War’s? Und wie sah er aus? Leipzig, 1902, pp. 135. 8vo.
—. Der Autor Sir John Falstaff’s. Leipzig, 1903, pp. 46. 16mo.
—. Francis Bacon Reim-Geheimschrift und ihre Enthullungen. Leipzig, 1906, pp. 185. 8vo.
—. Fawconbridge und Dr. J. W. Goethe. Leipzig, 1910, pp. 1l. 8vo.
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—. Neue Shakespeare Enthullungen. Leipzig, 1895. 8vo.
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BOURNE, G. H. P. Who Wrote the Plays? London, 1903. 8vo.

BOWDITCH, C. P. The Connection of Francis Bacon, with the First Folio of Shakespeare’s Plays and with the Books on Cipher of his Time. Cambridge, 1910, pp. 47. 4to.

BOYLE, R. (B.A.) Shakespeare der Verfasser seiner Dramen. Zittan, 1896, pp. 55. 16mo.

BRAY, CHARLES. Phases of Opinion and Experience During a Long Life. London, 1884, pp. 78-81.

BROWNE, HERBERT JANVRIN. Is it Shakespeare’s Confession? The Cryptogram in his Epitaph. Washington, 1887, pp. 20.

BROWNE, H. J. Baconian Authorship of Shakespeare’s Plays refuted. Melbourne, 1898, pp. 68. 8vo.

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BUCKE, Richard Maurice “Mr. O’Connor’s Letter,” in Bucke’s Life of Walt Whitman. Philadelphia, 1883, pp. 88-93. 8vo.
—-Cosmic Consciousness, A Study in the Evolution of the Human Mind . 1901 Contains an excellent chapter on Bacon’s enlightened qualities, consciousness and experiences and how they may have influenced his writings as seen thru the Shakespeare Sonnets.

Bullen, A. H. (editor) Poetical Rhapsody. 1891 Contains letters by the poet and actor Francis Davison to Anthony Bacon, Secretary to the Earl of Essex.

BULLOCH, JOHN. A chapter of Comparative Chronology, 1561-1626, Francis Bacon and William Shakespeare. (In appendix to “Studies on the Text of Shakespeare.”) London and Aberdeen, 1878, pp. 323-328. 8vo. —. Who Wrote Shakespeare. Ibid. pp. 317-322.

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BURR, W. H. Bacon and Shakespeare. New York, 1886. 24mo.
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BUTLER, W. H. Shakespeare and his latest Traducer. Answer to Sir E. D. Lawrence’s statements in his book “Bacon is Shakespeare.” London, 1911.

CALDECOTT, H. S. Studies in Shakespeare. London, 1891. 8vo.
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CALDWELL, GEORGE S. Is Sir Walter Raleigh the Author of Shakespeare’s Plays and Sonnets? Melbourne, 1877, pp. 32. 8vo.

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Campbell. John. The Life of Lord Bacon. 1853

CANTOR, G. Die Rawley ‘sche Sammlung von zweiunddreissig Trauerdichten auf Francis Bacon. Halle, 1897, pp. 32. 16mo.

CARTER, THOMAS. Shakespeare and Holy Scripture. London, 1905, pp. 490. 8vo.

CASTLE, E. J. Shakespeare, Bacon, Jonson, and Greene; a study. London, 1897. 8vo.

CASWELL, J. B. Shakespeare or Bacon? Evidence of Shakespeare’s authorship by “Ajax,” pseud. Boston, 1888. 8vo.

CATTELL, CHARLES COCKBILL. Shakespeare: Was he a Myth? or, What Did he Write? London, 1878, pp. 16. 12mo.
—. Lord Bacon. Did he Write Shakespeare’s Plays? A Reply to Judge Holmes, Miss Delia Bacon, and Mr. W. H. Smith. Birmingham, 1879, pp. 16. 12mo.
—. Great Men’s Views on Shakespeare. With an Essay by Dr. Ingleby. Birmingham, 1879, pp. 55, 68, 16, 14. 12mo.
—. Shakespeare: Did he write the Works attributed to him? With Notes on “What Shakespeare learnt at School.” London, n.d. (prob. 1881), pp. 16.
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“CERIMON” (Dr. William Thompson). The Political Purpose of the Renascence Drama. The Key to the Argument. Melbourne, Sidney, and Adelaide, 1878, pp. 57. 8vo.

CHERNIGOVETZ, O. William Shakespeare. Translated from the German of E. Engel. St. Petersburg, 1889.

CHIARINI, GIUSEPPE. Studii Shakespeareani. Livorno, 1896. 8vo.

CHURCH, R. W. Bacon. New York, 1884.

CHURCHER, WILLIAM HENRY. The Mystery of Shakespeare Revealed; Sir Francis Bacon the Real Author. Detroit, 1886, pp. 110. 8vo.

CLARK, EDWARD GORDON. The Tale of Shakspere’s Epitaph. Chicago, New York, San Francisco, 1888, pp. 227. 12mo.

COLLINS, J. CHURTON. The Bacon-Shakespeare Mania. London, 1904, pp. 332-368. 8vo.

COLOMB, Colonel. Mr. Nicholas Wake-speare [sic] on the Baconian Heresy. London, 1909, pp. 25. 8vo.

CONWAY, MONCURE D. Carlyle’s Opinion. New York, 1881, n.p. 8vo.

CORRESPONDENCE of Robert Dudley, Earl of Leyester. Edited by John Bruce. London : John Bowyer Nichols and Son, 1844.

COTGRAVE, J. Wit’s Interpreter. The English Parnassus; or a sure guide to those admirable accomplishments that compleat our English gentry. London, 1662. 8vo. (The frontispiece contains portraits of Shakespeare, Bacon, etc.) An edition of 1655 has three parts, pp. 311. 8vo. London. 3d edition with many new additions. London, 1671. 8vo.

COX, S. A. Shakspere Converted into Bacon; An Extravaganza in two acts. Dublin, 1899, pp. 32. 8vo.

CRAWFORD, C. Collectanea. Stratford-on-Avon, 1906-07, pp. I36 + 154. 8vo.

CUNINGHAM, G. C. Bacon’s Secret Disclosed in Contemporary Books. London, 1911, pp. 180. 8vo.

DALL, Mrs. CAROLINE HEALY. What We Really Know About Shakespeare. Boston, 1886, pp. 204. 8vo.

DAVIS, C. K. The Law in Shakespeare. St. Paul, 1884, pp. 303. 12mo.

DAWBARN, C. Y. C. Bacon-Shakespeare Discussion: Paper read before the Liverpool Philomathic Society. Liverpool, No. 3, pp. 44. 8vo.
—. Uncrowned. A Story of Queen Elizabeth and the Early Life of Francis “Bacon,” as told in his secret writings and in other contemporary records of her reign. London, 1913, pp. 192. 8vo.

DAWSON, E. A. The Bacon-Shakespeare Controversy. Columbus, 1885, pp. 30. 8vo.

DEMBLON, CELESTIN. Lord Rutland est Shakespeare. Paris, 1912, pp. 559. 8vo.


DE PEYSTER, J. W. Was the Shakespeare after all a Myth? New York, 1888, pp. 32. 8vo.

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DIXON, HEPWORTH WILLIAM. The Story of Lord Bacon’s Life John Murray, London, 1862.
Personal History of Lord Bacon, From Unpublished Papers. Boston. 1861. Ticknor & Fields. (author’s edition) (Flip Book)

DIXON, T. S. E. Francis Bacon and his Shakespeare. Chicago, 1895. 8vo.

DODGE, D.C. Shakespeare – Bacon 1916

DONNELLY, Ignatius. The Great Cryptogram; Francis Bacon’s Cipher in the so-called Shakespeare Plays. Chicago, 1888, pp. 998. 8vo.
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DOUSE, T. LEM. Examination of an old manuscript preserved in the library of the Duke of Northumberland, and sometimes called the Northumberland Manuscript. London, 1904, pp. 11. 4to.

DOWLING, R. Indolent Essays. London, 1889, pp. 226. 8vo.

DOYLE, J. T. Donnelly and the Shakespeare Cipher. 1888. 8vo.

DUGGAN, J. Fair, Kind and True: I.N.U. and W.H. (By Junius Jr., pseud.) Scranton, 1896, pp. 208. 12mo.

EDWARDS, W. H. Shaksper not Shakespeare. Cincinnati, 1900, pp. 507. 8vo.

EMERSON, J. M. Anagram from the “Shakespeare” Sonnets (purporting to show that Bacon was their author) discovered by J.M.E. Liverpool, 1908, pp. 3.
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—. William Shakespeare. Leipzig, 1897, pp. 92. 16mo.

Falconer, John. The Art of Secret Information Disclosed without a Key .London 1685. Bacon’s biliteral cipher, explains how it can be used, and gives full examples.

FEARON, FRANCIS. Did Francis Bacon Write Shakespeare? London, 1885, pp 31.

FEST, JOSEPH Hie Bacon! Ein Beitrag zur Bacon-Shakespeare-Frage. Nurnberg, 1911, pp. 188.

FISCHER, E. (K.B.) Shakespeare und die Bacon-Mythen. Heidelburg, 1895, pp. 84. 16mo.

FISHER, KUNO. Francis Bacon of Verulam. translated by John Oxenford. London : Longmans, & Roberts, 1857

FISKE, GERTRUDE HORSFORD. Studies in the Biliteral Cipher of Francis Bacon. Boston, 1913, pp. 188. 4to.

FOARD, J. T. Bacon-Shakespeare Craze. Manchester, 1895. 8vo.
—. More Silly Stories about Shakespeare. Manchester, 1898. 8vo.

FOLLETT, O. (“O.F.”) The Shakespeare Plays, The Theatre, etc. Who Wrote Shakespeare? Sandusky, 1879, pp. 47. Printed for private circulation.
—. Shakespeare — The Plays and Poems Logically and Historically Considered. Addendum to “Who Wrote Shakespeare?” Sandusky, 1881, pp. 12.

FRATES. Roseæ Crucis. Secret Shakespearean seals : revelations of Rosicrucian arcana, discoveries in the Shakespeare plays, sonnets, and works, printed circa 1586-1740, of “Secreti sigilli”, concealed author’s marks and signs 1916

FREDERICK, Albert Bacon and Shakespeare : Calvert, Albert Frederick, 1872-1946 : Free Download, Borrow, and Streaming : Internet Archive

FRIESEN, Baron H. VON. Dr. K. Elze’s William Shakespeare. Leipzig, 1876. 8vo.

FURNIVALL, FRED’K J. Some 300 Fresh Allusions to Shakspere. London, 1886, pp. 373. Royal Society.

GALLUP, Mrs. ELIZABETH WELLS. The Biliteral Cypher. 3d ed. Detroit, London, 1901, pp. 384. 8vo.
—-. The Tragedy of Anne Boleyn. Detroit, London, 1901, pp. 147. 8vo.
—Elizabeth Wells Gallup: Replies to Criticisms. Detroit, 1903, pp. 40. 8vo.
Gallup & Fiske,, Gertrude Horsford
—Studies in the Biliteral Cipher of Francis Bacon. Boston, John W. Luce & Co., 1913, pp. 188. 4to.

GARNETT, RICHARD. Pedagogue and Preacher. London, 1905. 8vo.

GENEE, R. Das Goethe-Geheimnis. Berlin, 1897, pp. 30. 8vo.

GERVAIS, F. P. Shakespeare not Bacon; Some Arguments from Shakespeare’s Copy of Florio’s Montaigne in the British Museum. London, 1901. 8vo. Facsimiles.

GREENWOOD, G. G. The Shakespeare Problem Restated. London,1908. 8vo.
—. In re Shakespeare; Beeching v. Greenwood; Rejoinder on Behalf of the Defendant. London, 1909. 12mo.
—. The Vindicators of Shakespeare. London, 1909.
—. Royal 8vo. Nineteenth Century, No. 388, pp.1038-1055.
—. The Vindicators of Shakespeare. A Reply to Critics, with Some Remarks on Dr. Wallace’s “New Shakespeare Discoveries.” London, 1911.

HAEFKER, H. Was sagt Shake-speare? Berlin, 1896, pp. 138. 16mo.

HALL, ROBERT. Who Wrote Shakespeare? Manchester, 1892, pp. 17.

HAMILTON, HENRY. Two of the Most Remarkable And Interesting of the Sonnets of Francis Bacon, The True Shakespeare. A Compilation, Arrangement, and Composition. 1908

HAND, CHARLES R. Shakespeare not Bacon: A reply to Sir E. Durning-Lawrence’s “Myth.” LiverpooI, 1913, pp. 76.

HARDING, E. A Baconian Summary. London, 1902, pp. 50. 8vo.

HARMAN, E. G. Impersonations of Francis Bacon in Edmund Spenser. 1914.

HARRIS, FRANK. The Man Shakespeare and his Tragic Life Story. New York, 1909, pp. 422. 8vo.

HART, JOSEPH C. Romance of Yachting/Voyage the First. New York, 1848, pp. 207-243.

HARWOOD, H. H. Two of the Most Remarkable and Interesting of the Sonnets of Francis Bacon, the True Shakespeare. Richmond, Va., 1908, pp. 131. 8vo.

HAUPTVOGEL, F. Das grosse Geheimnis! Shakespeare oder Bacon. Leipzig, 1896, pp. 32. 8vo.

First Part of the Life and Raigne of King Henri IIII. London, I599. 4to. (Queen Elizabeth ordered Sir Francis Bacon to search this book for treason.)
Annals of the First Four Years of the Reign of Queen Elizabeth 1840

HENDERSON, WILLIAM. Who Wrote Shakespeare? “Aye, There’s the Rub.” London, 1887, pp. 52.

HIGGINS, CHARLES H. (M.D.) Who Wrote the Plays Ascribed to Shakespeare? Liverpool, 1886, pp. 54. 8vo.

HITCHCOCK, E. A. “Shakespeare’s Sonnets.” Chapter Vll of his Remarks on the Sonnets of Shakespeare. New York, 1865, n.p. 8vo.

HOLL. “Our Club”–Shakespeare Night–April 26, 188I. An Address delivered by Mr. Holl, with letter to Dr. Richardson. No. pl., n.d., pp. 22. 12mo.

HOLMES, NATHANIEL The Authorship of Shakespeare. New York, 1866. 16mo.
—. The Authorship of Shakespeare. 2d ed., New York, 1867. pp. 602. 8vo.
—. Same. 3d ed., New York, 1875, pp. 696. 8vo.
—. The Authorship of Shakespeare–with an Appendix of Additional Matters, including a notice of the recently discovered Northumberland MSS., with an introduction. No pl., 1876. (Appendix, pp. 603-696.)—. Same. 4th ed., Boston, 1882. 8vo.
—. The Authorship of Shakespeare. Including a Supplement of further proofs that Francis Bacon was the real author. Index. Boston and New York, 1886, 2 vols., pp. 828.
—. Same. With appendix. Boston, 1887. (The Entire Volume I) ( Volume II)

HOLZER, GUSTAVE. Shakespeare’s Tempest in Baconian Light. Heidelberg, 1904, pp. 115. 8vo.
—. Bacon-Shakespeare der Verfasser des “Sturms.” Heidelberg, 1905, pp. 68. 8vo.
—. Die Apotheose Bacon-Shakespeares; eine Studie. Karlsruhe, 1907. 8vo.
—. Shakespeare im Lichte der neuesten Forschung. Karlsruhe, 1908, pp. 33. 8vo.
—. Kuno Fischer’s Irrige Erklarung der Poetik Bacons. Karlsruhe, 1909, pp. 41. 8vo.
—. Wer war Shakespeare. Heidelberg, 1910, pp. 34. 8vo.
—. Who was Shakespeare? (Translated from the German.) London, 1910, pp. 32. 8vo.
—. Die Genesis der Shakespeare-Bacon Frage. Heidelberg, 1910, pp. 27. 8vo.
—. Das Shakespeare Problem Kritisch erlautert. Heidelberg, 1912, pp. 113. 8vo.

HOSMER, H. L. Bacon and Shakespeare in the Sonnets. San Francisco, 1887, pp. 302.

HUDSON, Rev. H. N. Mr. Hudson’s Four Reasons. See Shakespeare; his Life, Art and Character. Vol. 1, pp. 269. 1880.

INGLEBY, C. M. “The Authorship of the Works Attributed to Shakespeare.” In Shakespeare; The Man and the Book, chap. 4., pp. 38 to 72. London, 1877.
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—. Shakespeare’s Century of Prayse; being materials for a history of opinion on Shakespeare and his works, culled from the writers of the first century after his rise. London, 1874, pp. 362. 8vo. 2d and rev. ed. for the new Shakespeare Society, with many additions by Lucy Toulmin Smith. London, 1879, pp. 471. 8vo.

INGLEBY, C. M., and others. Shakespeare Allusion Book: Collection of allusions to Shakespeare from 1591-1700. London, 1909.

JAGGARD, W. Shakespeare Bibliography.

JAMES, G. Francis Bacon the Author of Shakespeare. Birmingham, 1893. 12mo.
—. Francis Bacon in the Sonnets. Birmingham, 1900, pp. 40. 8vo.
—. Bacon-Shakespeare Controversy. Birmingham, 1894-95. 8vo.

JESPERSEN, OTTO. Growth and Structure of the English Language. 2d ed., revised, 1912, pp. 200.

JOHNSON, JESSE. Testimony of the Sonnets as to the Authorship of the Shakespearean Plays and Poems. New York, 1899.

KENDALL, FRANK A. William Shakspere and his Three Friends, Ben, Anthoine, and Francis. Boston, 1911, pp. 56.

KING, THOMAS D. “Shall We open Shakespeare’s Grave?” A reply to the question put by Mr. J. Parker Norris in the July number of the Manhattan, vol. 2, p. 310. Montreal, 1884. Printed for private circulation.
—. “Bacon vs. Shakespeare.” Plea for the Defendant. Montreal and Rouse’s Point, N.Y., 1875, pp. 187. 12mo.

KLANKE, –. Ehrenrettung Shakespeare’s. Duisburg, 1883, pp. 116, 8vo.

KNORTZ, VON KARL. Shakespeare in Amerika. Eine Litcraarhistorische Studie. Berlin, 1882, pp. 85.

KUESSWETTER, H. Beitrage zur Shakespeare-Bacon-Frage. Leipzig, 1906, pp. 28.

LAING, F. H. (D.D.) Bacon’s (Lord) “Philosophy” Examined. To which is added The Mental Process of Experience. 8vo.

LAIRD, JOHN, JR. The Shakespearian Controversy. Dundee, Scotland, 1884, pp. 22.

LANDOR, WALTER SAVAGE. Citation and Examination of William Shakespeare. New York, n.d. 8vo.

LANG, A. Bacon, Shakespeare and Another. New York, 1912, pp. 314. 8vo.
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—. Shakespeare-Bacon and the Great Unknown. London, 1912, pp. 314. Illus.

LAVERS, W. Was Bacon the Author of the Plays Attributed to Shakespeare? Torquay, 1889, pp. 39. 8vo.

—. Bacon is Shakespeare (entire book). New York, pp. 286. 8vo.
—. London, pp. 7. 8vo.Together with a reprint for formularies and elegancies. Collated with the original manuscript by the late F. B. Bickley and revised by F. A. Herbert. London, 12mo, pp. 302. 8vo to order the book
—. The Shakespeare Myth. London, 1912, n.p. 8vo.
—. Milton’s Epitaph on Shakespeare. London, pp. 7. 8vo
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— essay Francis Bacon and the English Language

LECTOR, O. (pseud.). Letters from the Dead to the Dead. Boston, 1905, pp. 77. 8vo. London, 1906.

LEE, SIDNEY. Life of Shakespeare.(Review)

LEFTWICH, R. W. Bacon is not Shakespeare! A reply to Sir E. D. Lawrence. London, 1912, pp. 20. 8vo.

LEITH, Miss A. A. Certain Acute Sayings of Francis Bacon. 8vo.

—essay : Bacon The Expert On Religious Foundations

LENTZNER, C. A. Zur Shakespeare-Bacon Theorie. Halle, 1890, pp. 48. 8vo.

LEWIS, GEORGE PITT. The Shakespeare Story. London, 1904, pp. 112. 8vo.

LOOSEN O. Shakespeare-Bacon Verschenen in Het Belfort. Gent.,1893, pp. 41. 8vo.

LUMLEY, H. Shakespeare; A Revelation. 1897-99.

MADDEN, D. H. “Bacon Enthroned.” In Among my Books. London, 1898, pp. 133-140. 8vo.

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MARRIOTT E. Bi-literal Cipher. Exeter, 1901. 8vo.
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MARTIN, Sir T. Shakespeare or Bacon? Edinburgh, 1888, pp. 70. 8vo.

MARVIN F. R. Excursions of a Book-Lover…. Boston, 1909 pp. 332. 8vo. (Contains a chapter headed “Shakespeare’s Bones,” at pp.215-234, written from the Baconian standpoint.)

MATHEW, A. H., and CALTHROP, ANNETTE. Life of Sir Tobie Matthew, Bacon’s Alter Ego. London, 1907, pp. 410. 8vo.

MAUDE, F. C. Bacon or Shakespeare? London, 1895, pp. 72. 8vo.
MENDENHALL, Dr. T. C. Mechanical Solution of a Literary Problem. (Privately) reprinted from the Popular Science Monthly, pp. 14. 8vo.

MICHEL, F. Shakespeare und Bacon. Darlegung . . . der soger Bacon Theorie. Frankfurt, 1896, pp. 36.

Montague, Basil. Life and Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England Cary and Hart, Philadelphia,1846.

MONTGOMERY, CHARLES ALEXANDER. Shakespearean Anagrams: (A) The Original Epitaph (1616) at Stratford-on-Avon.
—. (B) The Monumental Inscriptions, English and Latin (1616-1623).
—. (C) The Introductory Verses in the “First Folio” (1623), signed “B.I.” and “I.M.”
—. In Portfolio, 22 pp., illus. Folio, New York: 1909. (Only fifty copies printed.)

MORGAN, APPLETON. Some Shakespearean Commentators. Cincinnati, 1882 (50 copies), pp. 44. 12mo.
—. The Shakespearean Myth; William Shakespeare and Circumstantial Evidence. Cincinnati, 1881, pp. 342. 8vo.
—. Same. 2d ed. Cincinnati, 1886. 12mo.
—. “Venus and Adonis”: A Study in Warwickshire Dialect. No. 2 of Shakespeare Society’s Publications. New York, 1885, pp. 149.
—. “The Donnelly and Prior Ciphers, and the Furnivall Verse-Tests.” Chap. X, p. 45, in Shakespeare in Fact and in Criticism. New York, 1888.

MULLER, MYLIUS VON KARL. The Shakespeare Myth. (Translated from the German.) London, 1884, pp. 8.
—. “Der Shakespeare-Mythus. William Shakespeare und die Autorschaft der Shakespeare-Dramen.” Von Appleton Morgan. Leipzig, 1885, pp. 306. 8vo.

“MULTUM IN PARVO” (pseud.). Who Wrote Shakespeare? (c. 1891.) 4to.

Napier, Macvey. Lord Bacon and Sir Walter Raleigh. 1853

NICHOL, JOHN. Francis Bacon His Life and Philosophy Part I Life Part II Philosophy (professor of English at University of Glasgow)William Blackwood and Sons, Edinburgh. 1889

NICHOLSON, J. A. A Reply Answered. Stratford-on-Avon. 188-, pp. 7. 4to.

—. No Cipher in Shakespeare; A Refutation of the Hon. Ignatius Donnelly’s Great Cryptogram. London, 1888. 8vo.

Noy, William. Reports and Cases Taken In the Time of Queen Elizabeth, King James, and King Charles. London. 1656

O’CONNOR, WILLIAM D. Harrington; A Story of True Love. Boston, 1860, pp. 558. 12mo.
—. Hamlet’s Note-Book. Boston, 1886. 8vo.
—. Mr. Donnelly’s Reviewers. Chicago, 1889.

O’NEILL, G. Could Bacon have written the Shakespeare Plays? Dublin, 1909, pp. 31. 8vo.
—. The Clouds Around Shakespeare. Dublin, 1909, pp.38. 8vo.

ORDISH, T. FAIRMAN (F.S.A.). Shakespeare’s London. 8vo.

OWEN, ORVILLE W. A Celebrated Case. London, 1909, pp. 32. 8vo. (Detroit, 1893), pp. 16. 8vo.
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—. Sir Francis Bacon’s Cipher Story Discovered and Deciphered Vol. 2 Detroit, 1893-95. 5 vols. 8vo.
—. Sir Francis Bacon’s Cipher Story Discovered and Deciphered Vol. 3 Detroit, 1893-95. 5 vols. 8vo.
—. The Historical Tragedy of Mary Queen of Scots. London, 1894, pp. 88. 8vo.
—. A New Discovery for the Masonic Fraternity. Detroit, 1894, pp. 8. 24mo.
—. Tragical Historie of our Late Brother Robert Earl of Essex, deciphered from the Works of Sir Francis Bacon. Detroit, 1895, pp. 104. 8vo.
—. The Medicine in Shakespeare (Extracts from a lecture) medical references in various Shakespeare plays are attributed to Dr.William Harvey who was Bacon’s physician and teacher when they met at Caius College, hence the character Master Doctor Caius in the Merry Wives of Windsor. Dr.Harvey is noted for a discovery about blood circulation which was made after William Shaksper’s death in 1616 and yet his discovery is in the the play Merry Wives.
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PERRY, M. J. A preliminary list of books, pamphlets, and newspapers relating to the Bacon-Shakespeare Controversy. Providence, 1891, pp. 12. 4to.
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PEYSTER, DE, J. WATTS. Was the Shakespeare, after all, a Myth? New York, 1888, pp. 32.
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POTT, MRS. HENRY. The Promus of Formularies and Elegancies; Private Notes, circ. 1594, hitherto unpublished; illus. by passages from Shakespeare; with preface by E. A. Abbott. London, 1883, pp. 628. 8vo.
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—. Francis Bacon and his Secret Society. Chicago, 1891, pp. 421.
—. Obiter Dicta of Bacon and Shakespeare on Manners, Mind and Morals. London, 1900, pp. 316. 8vo. (Flip Book)
—. Hints for Deciphering the Biliteral Cipher. London, 1903, pp. 20. 8vo.

POTT, LEWIS (K.C.). The Shakespeare Story. London, 1905. 8vo.

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RAEDER, Dr. Ueber die behauptete Identitat der Metaphern und Gleichnisse in Bacon’s und Shakespeare’s Werken. Grunberg Ostern, 1891, pp. 26. 4to.

RAPP, C. M. William Shakespeare oder Francis Bacon? 2 pts. Ulm, 1887, 1888. 4to.

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Certaine Miscellany Works. 1629.
A Declaration of the demeanor and cariage of Sir Walter Raleigh, knight, aswell in his voyage, as in, and sithence his returne; and of the true motiues and inducements which occasioned His Maiestie to proceed in doing iustice upon him, as hath bene done 1618
The Remains of the Right Honorouble Francis Lord Verulam .1648
Resuscitatio, or, Bringing into Publick Light Several Pieces of the Works, Civil, Historical, Philosophical, & Theological, Hitherto Sleeping; of the Right Honourable Francis Bacon….Together with his Lordship’s Life. 1657

RAYNAL, L. DE. Une controverse litteraire Shakespeare et Bacon. Paris, 1888, pp. 30. 8vo.

REED, EDWIN. Bacon vs. Shakspere; Brief for Plaintiff. Chicago, 1891. 12mo. A British scholar who has pointed out 885 parallelisms from the writings of Bacon and the Shakespeare Plays.
—. Bacon vs. Shakspere; Brief for Plaintif; 7th edition revised and enlarged. Boston, 1897. Facsimiles. 8vo
—. Francis Bacon and the Muse of Tragedy. Boston, 1898. 8vo.
—. Bacon is Shakespeare. London, 1899, pp. 296. 8vo.
—. Bacon and Shakespeare Parallelisms. Boston, 1902. 8vo.
—. Francis Bacon, Our Shakespeare. Boston, 1902, pp. 242. 8vo.
—. Noteworthy Opinions, pro and con., Bacon vs. Shakspere. Boston, 1905, pp. 79. 8vo.—. Same. London, 1905.
—. Coincidences, Bacon and Shakespeare. Boston, 1906, pp. 160. 8vo. Portraits.
—. The Truth concerning Stratford-upon-Avon and Shakspere; with other essays. Boston, 1907. 8vo.

REICHEL, EUGEN. Wer Schrieb das “Novum Organum” von Francis Bacon? Stuttgart, 1886, pp. 32.

REMUSAT, CHARLES DE. Bacon, sa Vie, son Temps, sa Philosophie, et son Influence jusqu’a nos Jours. Paris, 1857, pp. 464.

ROBERTSON, JOHN M. The Baconian Heresy; A Confutation. London, 1913, pp. 612. 8vo.

ROE, J.E. The Mortal Moon; or, Bacon and his Masks. New York, 1891, pp. 605. 12mo.
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—. Francis Bacon’s Own Story. 2 pts. South Lima, N. Y., 1911.

ROWLANDS, JOHN. Shakespeare Still Enthroned. London, 1903, pp. 94. 8vo.

RUSHTON, WILLIAM LOWES. Shakespeare’s Legal Maxims. Liverpool, 1907, pp. 61. 8vo.
S., E. W. Shakespeare-Bacon. London, 1899, pp. 150. 8vo.

S., L. H. True Cryptogram of Francis Bacon. Philadelphia, 1887. Demo.

SAINT GEORGE, HENRY. William Shakespeare. London, 1911, pp. 144. 8vo.
—. The Young Man from Stratford. a juryman’s view of the Bacon-Shakespeare controversy London, 1911, pp. 144

SANDERS, G. A. Shakespeare or Bacon? Springfield, Ill., 1887, pp. 61. 8vo.

SCHAIBLE, C. H. Shakespeare der Autor seiner Dramen. Heidelberg, 1889, pp. 92. 8vo.

SCHELLING, F. E. The English Chronicle Play. New York, 1902, pp. 310. 12mo.

SCHIPPER, JAKOB. Zur Kritik der Shakspere-Bacon-Frage. Wien, 1882, pp. 98. 8vo.
—. Shakespeare und dessen Gegner. Munster, 1895, pp. 64. 8vo.
—. Der Bacon-Bacillus. Wien, 1896, pp. 89. 16mo.

Selenus, Gustavus.Cryptomenytices Cryptographia 1624 Lunaeburg, Germany. A cipher manual in 9 books that elucidates all cipher systems used throughout history. The title page contains pictorial symbolism relating to the authorship of Bacon & Shakespeare. Originally in Latin, an English translation exists made possible by a Harvard instructor of Latin, Dr. John William Henry Walden. A very rare and significant book.

SHAKESPEARE-BACON. An Essay. London, 1899, pp. 152. 12mo. —. Controversy: An Essay. London, pp. 152. 12mo.

SHAKESPEARE Anagrams as used by Ben Jonson and Shakespeare, recently discovered by a Shakespearian. London, 1902. 8vo.

SHAKESPEARE’S Secret and Bacon’s Promus. Loughborough, 1883, pp. 12. 12mo.

SHARPE, R. F. Architects of English Literature. London, 1900, pp. 386. 8vo. (Shakespeare, pp. 1-14, with facsimile autograph. Bacon, pp. 15-28, with facsimile letter.)

SHEPPARD, THOMAS. Bacon is Alive! A Reply to Sir E. D. Lawrence’s “Bacon is Shakespeare.” Hull, 1911, pp. 46. 8vo.

SIEGLE, A. The Quintessence of the Shakespeare Secret. London, 1905.

SMEDLEY, WILLIAM T. The Mystery of Francis Bacon. London, 1912, pp. 196. 8vo.

Francis Bacon : A Tribute and a Proposal. 1915

SMITH, WILLIAM HENRY. Was Lord Bacon the Author of Shakespeare’s Plays? A Letter to Lord Ellesmere. London, 1856. Pamph., n.p.
—. Bacon and Shakespeare: An Inquiry touching players, play-houses and play-writers in the days of Elizabeth; to which is appended an abstract of a manuscript respecting Tobie Matthew. London, 1857, pp. 162. 12mo.
—. “Bacon and Shakespeare; –William Shakespeare; His Position as Regards the Plays, etc.” London, 1884, pp. 38.

SMITH, G. Shakespeare the Man. Toronto, 1899, pp. 78. 8vo.
—. Ibid. New York, 1900, pp. 60. 8vo.
—. Ibid. London, 1900, pp. 78. 8vo.

SMITHSON, E.W. Shakespeare-Bacon An Essay 1899

SPEDDING, JAMES. A Conference of Pleasure, composed for some festive occasion about the year 1592. By Francis Bacon. London, 1870, pp. 54. 4to. (Privately printed.)
The Works of Francis Bacon London, 1857 Vol. 1-7
The Letters and the Life of Francis Bacon London, Vol 1-7 1861 : 14 volumes, including letters and biography –Volumes IVolume II, Volume VII Philosophical Works; Volumes IV-V, Translations of the Philosophical Works; Volumes VI VIII,IX Literary Works; Volume VII, (continued), Professional Works; VolumesVIIXI,XIIXIIIXIVThe Letters and Life of Bacon. 8606pp.
Francis Bacon and His Times. Houghton, Osgood & Co. 1878. Vol I (709 pp.) and Volume II.

STEARNS, CHARLES W. “Did William Shakespeare write Shakespeare’s Plays?” From The Shakespeare Treasury of Wisdom and Knowledge, chap. 13, pp. 394-413. New York, 1869.

STEEL, C. F. Is there any Resemblance between Shakespeare and Bacon? London, 1888, pp. 301. 8vo.

STEEVES, G. WALTER (M.D.). Francis Bacon; A Sketch of His Life and Literary Friends. Pp. 230. 8vo.

STEWART, Mrs. HINTON. Light on the Early Hamlet; Historical Associations and Prototypes. 8vo.

STILWELL, C. B. The Mystery of the Marbles. London, 1911. 8vo.

STODDARD, W. L. The Life of William Shakespeare Expurgated. Boston, 1910, pp. 80.

STOPES, CHARLOTTE C. The Bacon-Shakspere Question. London, 1888, pp. 149. 8vo.
—. The Bacon-Shakspere Question Answered. 2d ed. London, 1889, pp. 266. 8vo.

STOROJENKO, P. The Shakespeare-Bacon Question. St. Petersburg, pp. 498.
—. Investigations in the Study of Shakespeare. Moscow, 1902.

STOTZENBURG, J. H. Impartial Study of the Shakespeare Title. Louisville, 1905, pp. 542. 8vo.

STRANG, M. W. The Bacon-Shakespeare Problem. London, 1903, pp. 24. 8vo.

STRONACH, G. Mr. Sidney Lee and the Baconians; A Critic Criticised. London, 1904, pp. 24. 8vo.

STRZELECKI, ADOLF. Szekspir i Bakon. Lwow, 1900, pp. 209. 8vo.

SULLIVAN, Sir EDWARD. Verulamania. Some Observations on the Making of a Modern Mystery. Sette of Odd Volumes, No. 49. London, 1904, pp. 57.

SURTEES, SCOTT. William Shakespeare. His Epitaph unearthed and the Author of the Plays run to ground. 1888, pp. 28. (Privately printed.)

SUTTON, REV. WILLIAM. The Shakespeare Enigma. Dublin, 1904, pp. 208. 8vo.

T., D. Shakespere-Bacon. A Dream. West Bromwich, 1902, pp. 6. 16mo.

TAVERNER, Prof. J. W. The Musical or Euphonic Test: the Respective Styles of Shakespeare and Bacon, judged by the Elocutionary Analysis and Melody of Speech. 1877. No pl. No pp. (Included in Wilkes book)

Tenison, Archbishop Thomas. Baconiana Or Certain Genuine Remains of Sr. Francis Bacon, Baron of Verulam, and Viscount of St. Albans 1679.

TETZLAFF, A. Die Shakespeare-Bacon-Frage. Halle a S., 1896, pp. 40. 8vo.

THAYER, WILLIAM R. The Shakespeare Hoax. Cambridge, Mass., 1888, pp. 20.

THEOBALD, R. M. Dethroning Shakspere; a selection of letters contributed to the Daily Telegraph, with the preliminary editorial papers; ed. with notes and comments. London, 1888. 12mo.
Baconian Illustrations of Shakespeare. essay
—. Passages from the Autobiography of a Shakespeare Student. 8vo.
—. Bacon the Poet; Indications of Bacon’s Mind in the Shakespearean Poems. (In Transactions of the Royal Society, 2d Series, vol. 16, pp. 135-193.) 1893. 8vo.
—. Shakespeare Studies in Baconian Light. London, 8vo. (Flip Book)
—. Same. 2d ed., London, 1906, pp. 512. 8vo.
—. Ethics of Criticism illustrated by Mr. Churton Collins. London, 1904. 8vo.
—. Shakespeare Studies. New Impression. London, 1904, pp. 512. 8vo.

THEOBALD, WILLIAM. Authorship of the Plays Attributed to Shakespeare. Budleigh Salterton. 1894. 8vo.
—. Authorship of the Plays Attributed to Marlowe. Ibid. 1895. 8vo.
—. Authorship of the Sonnets Attributed to Shakespeare. Ibid. 1896. 8vo.
—. Bacon versus Shakespeare. Ibid. 1899, pp. 26. 8vo.
—. Same., pp. 28. 8vo.
—. The Classical Element in the Shakespeare Plays. London,. 8vo.

THOMSON, WILLIAM. Political Purpose of the Renascence Drama the Key to the Argument. Melbourne, 1878, pp. 58. 8vo.
—. On Renascence Drama, or History made Visible. Melbourne, 1880, pp. 359. 8vo.
—. Bacon and Shakespeare on Vivisection; in Reply to Dean Plumtre. Melbourne, 1881, pp. 39. 8vo.
—. William Shakespeare in Romance and Reality. Melbourne, 1881, pp. 95. 8vo.
—. The Political Allegories in the Renascence Drama of Francis Bacon. Melbourne, 1882, pp. 46.
—. A Minute among the Amenities. Melbourne, 1883, pp. 24. 8vo.
—. Bacon not Shakespeare; in rejoinder to the “Shakespeare not Bacon,” of J. S. Melbourne, 1887, pp. 16.

THORPE, W. G. The Hidden Lives of Shakespeare and Bacon and their Business Connection. London, 1897, pp. 89. 8vo.

THURSTON, H. Is it Shakespeare? 1903, n.p. 8vo. (Note: Reprinted from The Month, May, 1903.)

TIMMINS, SAM. Books on Shakespeare. Birmingham (Eng.) Reference Library Lectures, No. 4. 1885, pp. 19.

TITMARSH (Belgrave, pseud.). Shakespeare’s Skull and Falstaff’s Nose. A farce in three acts. London, 1889, pp. 80. 8vo.

TOWNSEND, G. H. Wm. Shakespeare not an Impostor. London, 1857, pp. 122. 8vo.

TRANSMIGRATUS “Story of the Learned Pig” 1786

VITZTHUM VON ECKSTAEDT, C. F., Graf. Shakespeare und Shakspere. Stuttgart, 1888, pp. 264. 8vo.

WATERS, ROBERT. William Shakespeare Portrayed by Himself. New York, 1880, pp. 347. 8vo.

WEBB, T. E. The Mystery of William Shakespeare: a Summary of Evidence. London, 1902, pp. 308. 8vo.

WEISS, JOHN. “Lord Bacon and the Plays.” Essay No. 8, in Wit, Humor and Shakespeare. Boston, 1879, pp. 247-269.

WHITE, F. M. The Doubting D—– (Donnelly), or a Cranky Cryptogram. London, 1888, pp. 32. 8vo.

WHITE, RICHARD GRANT. “The Bacon-Shakespeare Craze.” From Studies in Shakespeare, pp. 151-182. Boston and New York, 1886.

WHITE, T. W. Our English Homer: Shakespeare Historically Considered. London, 1892. 12mo.

WIGSTON W. C. F. A New Study of Shakespeare. (An inquiry into the connection of the plays and poems, with the origin of the classical drama, and with the Platonic philosophy through the mysteries.) London, n.d. (1884), pp. 372.
—. Bacon, Shakespeare and the Rosicrucians. London, 1888. 8vo. Portraits.Entire book.
—. Hermes Stella; or, Notes upon the Bacon Cipher. London, 1890. 8vo.
Francis Bacon, Poet, Prophet, Philosopher, versus Phantom Captain Shakespeare, the Rosicrucian Mask. London, 1891, pp. 436. 8vo.
—. The Columbus of Literature. Chicago, 1892, pp. 217. 8vo.
—. Discoveries in the Bacon Problem. Edinburgh, 1893, pp. 14. 8vo.
Bacon’s Essay on Truth 1909

WILKES, GEORGE. Shakespeare from an American Point of View; including an inquiry as to his religious faith, and his knowledge of law, with the Baconian theory considered. New York, 1877, pp. 471. 8vo.

Wilkins, John. (Bishop of Chester) Mercury, or the Secret and Swift Messenger 1641. London. published anonymously in 1641 in which Bacon’s biliteral cipher is fully set forth, and the use of it explained by examples. It is interesting to note that the sentences used for exemplifying Bacon’s method are different from those used in the Advancement of Learning.

WILLIS, W. The Shakespeare-Bacon Controversy; a report of the trial of an issue in Westminster Hall, June 20, 1627, read in the Inner Temple Hall, Thursday, May 29, 1902. London, 1902. 8vo. Facsimile.
—. Same. 1903.
—. The Baconian Mint: Its Claims Examined. London, 1903, pp. 110. 4to.
—. The Baconian Mint: A Further Examination of its Claims. London, 1908.

WINDLE, Mrs. C. F. ASHMEAD. Address to the New Shakespeare Society of London. Discovery of Lord Verulam’s Undoubted Authorship of the “Shakespere” Works. San Francisco, 1881, pp. 46.
—. Report to the British Museum on behalf of the Annals of Great Britain and the Reign of H. M. Queen Victoria. Discovery and opening of the cipher of Francis Bacon, Lord Verulam, alike in his prose writing and the “Shakespere” dramas, proving him the author of the dramas. San Francisco, 1882, pp. 40.

WINSOR, J. Was Shakespeare Shapleigh? Boston, 1887, pp. 76. 16mo.

Withers, George. A Collection of Emblemes, Ancient and Moderne London, 1635

WOODWARD, PARKER. The Strange Case of Francis Tidder. London, 1903, pp. 112. 8vo
.—. Euphues the Peripatecian. pp. 198. 8vo.
—. The Early Life of Lord Bacon. London, 1905. pp. 112. 4to.
—. Tudor Problems. London, 1909, pp. 341. 8vo.
—. Francis Bacon’s Works. (An attempt to prove that Bacon was the author of the works attributed to Shakespeare, etc.) London, 1912, pp. 105. 8vo.
Sir Francis Bacon: Poet, Philosopher, Statesman,Lawyer and Wit. Grafton & Co. London. 1920

WYMAN, W. H. A Bibliography of the Bacon-Shakespeare Literature. Cincinnati, 1882, pp. 8. 8vo.
—. Bibliography of the Bacon-Shakespeare Controversy. Cincinnati, 1884, pp. 124. 8vo. (See Shakespeariana for 1886 for continuation.)
—. Letter to Samuel Timmins on Shakespeare. 1886. Manuscript.

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