Lyons: Mathieu Liberal, 1684. Woodcut design on title page. 473, (7) pages. Thick 12mo, full calf, gilt spine (rubbed). Lyons: Mathieu Liberal, 1684. Revised and augmented. Very good. Drips of what looks to be sealing wax on endpapers. Old bookseller's label on front attached endpaper. Small oval abrasion though leather down to board on back cover.
Paris: Pierre Le Petit, 1653. Traduites en Francois par Monsieur Arnauld d'Andilly. Extra engraved title page by Champaige; some woodcut head and tail pieces throughout. , 600,  pages. Thick 12mo, bound in old vellum (early ownership signatures on endpapers; some worming to text but still solid and attractive). Paris: Chez Pierre Le Petit, 1653. Cinquiesme edition. A very good copy.
Franklin Center: Franklin Library, 1982. Facsimile title page from first complete edition of Bacon's essays. 391 pages, 8vo, gilt-stamped grey leather, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers (a couple subtle bumps to edges and corners of covers). Franklin Center: Franklin Library, 1982. A near fine copy.
Augsburg: Alexander Mair, 1603. Celestial Atlas. 51 double page copperplate engravings of celestial charts. Folio 13" x 10". Rubricated edges. Original full blind stamped vellum with minimal warping. Beautiful title page depicts the figure of Atlas, the first professor of astronomy, and Hercules, the first student on astronomy, on pedestals on either side of the title. Along the top of the page, above the title, several other figures are featured, including Apollo, Earth goddess Cybele and Diana. The figure of...
Boston: Twayne Publishers, 1978. Illustrated frontispiece. 182pp. 8vo, gilt-stamped green cloth. Boston: Twayne Publishers, (1978). First edition. Cover slightly rubbed, otherwise a near fine copy. Twayne's World Authors Series: A Survey of the World's Literature, No. 477. The Netherlands. General editor: Egbert Krispyn.
Paris: Estienne Danguy, 1646. Woodcut initials and decorative head & tailpieces throughout. XII, 225 pages. 12mo, contemporary vellum with calligraphic spine lettering. Paris: Chez Estienne Danguy, 1646. For some reason an attempt was made to obliterate the publisher's information on title, otherwise a solid copy; some pages at rear with neat marginalia, but mostly clean. A very good copy of this scarce book. OCLC lists only 3 copies, including Cambridge & Bibliotheque Nationale de France.