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Bacon,F.

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Scripta in naturali et universali philosophia. Amsterdam, Elzevier 1653. 12°. With copper title and 1 folding plate. Plates. 5 p., 495 pp. Red marocco (sign.: Lortie) with gilt-stamped fillets. Red maroquin (signed: Lortie) with gilt-stamped fillets, rich rverg. and gilt edges (spine somewhat faded). Willems 1157. first edition, edited by Isaac Gruter. - "Recueil de divers opuscules et fragments latins trouves dans les papiers de Bacon, et publies ici pour la premiere fois par les soins d'Isaac Gruter" (Willems). - Complete copy with the engraved title and the folded plate after page 336. This plate is titled "Tabula Coitionis & Expansionis Materiae per spatia in Tangibilibus, cum supputatione rationum in Corporibus diversis". - Wide-margined copy in a master binding.