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Sir Francis Bacon: The First Modern Mind (1930)
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    Sir Francis Bacon (Review)
    Sir Francis Bacon: The First Modern Mind, by Byron Steel
    1. Sir Francis Bacon: The First Modern Mind by Byron Steel
    The Nation, February 19, 1930, p. 222
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    The Week's Reading (Review)
    Sir Francis Bacon: The First Modern Mind, by Byron Steel
    1. Sir Francis Bacon: The First Modern Mind by Byron Steel
    The Outlook, January 15, 1930, p. 108
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    Recent Books (7 Reviews)
    The First Modern Mind---High Flattery---
    1. Sir Francis Bacon: The First Modern Mind by Byron Steel
    2. The Master of Destiny by Frederick Tilney
    3. The Hidden City by Philip Gibbs
    4. Promise Not to Tell by G.B. Stern
    5. You Can't Learn 'Em Nothin' by Montague Glass
    6. I'm Lucky at that by David Betts
    7. The Poisoned Chocolates Case by Anthony Berkeley
    The New Yorker, February 1, 1930, pp. 71-76
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    Check List of New Books (11 Reviews)
    Biography
    1. Twelve Against the Gods by William Bolitho
    2. Francois Rabelais: Man of the Renaissance by Samuel Putnam
    3. Francis Rabelais: The Man and His Work by Albert Jay Nock and Catherine Rose Wilson
    4. J. Ramsay MacDonald: The Man of To-Morrow by Iconoclast
    5. Peter the Great by Georges Oudard
    6. Peter the Great by Stephen Graham
    7. Vernon Louis Parrington: American Scholar by Joseph B. Harrison
    8. Elizabeth Barrett Browning by Louise Schutz Boas
    9. Victor Hugo by Raymond Escholier
    10. Born To Be by Taylor Gordon
    11. Sir Francis Bacon: The First Modern Mind by Byron Steel
    The American Mercury, March 1930
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    Books in Brief (11 Reviews)
    Good-Bye to All That, by Robert Graves
    1. Good-Bye to All That by Robert Graves
    2. "--- And Co." by Jean Richard Bloch
    3. Bitter Waters by Heinrich Hauser
    4. Young Man of Manhattan by Katharine Brush
    5. Mothers Cry by Helen Grace Carlisle
    6. Diana by Emil Ludwig
    7. Ambrose Bierce: A Biography by Carey McWilliams
    8. Sir Francis Bacon: The First Modern Mind by Byron Steel
    9. Beating the Stock Market by R.W. McNeel
    10. Free by Blair Niles
    11. Is Sex Necessary? by James Thurber and E.B. White
    The Forum, March 1930
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    The New Books (25 Reviews)
    Dime Novels, by Edmund Pearson
    1. Dime Novels by Edmund Pearson
    2. Malaeska by Ann S. Stephens and Frank P. O'Brien
    3. Sir Francis Bacon: The First Modern Mind by Byron Steel
    4. Michelangelo, and Other Sketches by Dmitri S. Merezhkovsky
    5. Vanamee by Mary Conger Vanamee
    6. Those War Women
    7. Miss Welby at Steen by Archibald Marshall
    8. Son of John Winteringham by Warrene Piper
    9. The Wisdom of Love by Jakob Schaffner
    10. Madder Music by Mildred Cram
    11. Pay Day by Nathan Asch
    12. The Earth-Tube by Gawain Edwards
    13. Song-Bird by Sophia Cleugh
    14. Peace by Arne Garborg
    15. The Voyage Home by Storm Jameson
    16. The Redemption of Morley Warville by Stephen McKenna
    17. Answer Before Dark by Elizabeth Moorhead
    18. Things Any Boy Can Make by Joseph Leeming
    19. Kidnapped by Air by Dillon Wallace
    20. Robin and Jean in England by Lawrence S. Williams
    21. Hakluyt's Voyages by A.S. Mott and Richard Hakluyt
    22. This Happened to Me by Helen Ferris
    23. When Sally Sews by Helen Perry Curtis
    24. Vocational Psychology and Character Analysis by Harry L. Hollingworth
    25. Fifty Poems by Lord Dunsany
    The Saturday Review, March 29, 1930, p. 877