The Winding Stair: Francis Bacon, His Rise and Fall

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The Winding Stair: Francis Bacon, His Rise and Fall - du Maurier, Daphne

"All rising to great place is by a winding stair," wrote Sir Francis Bacon. It wasn't until he was 45 that Bacon's feet found the first step on that staircase, when King James I made him Solicitor-General, from where he rose through the ranks to become Lord Chancellor. Many accounts of the life of Sir Francis Bacon have been written for scholars, ...

The winding stair : Francis Bacon, his rise and fall 1977, Pan Books, London

ISBN-13: 9780330252478

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The Winding Stair: Francis Bacon, His Rise and Fall 1976, Gollancz

ISBN-13: 9780575021686

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