De Universitate Libri duo: In quibus Astronomiæ, Doctrinæve Cœlestis Compendium.
Lugduni Batavorum [Leiden]: Ex Officina Joannis Maire, 1635. Third edition, 16mo, 261, (1) pp. Full page engraved portrait, outer edge cut close with loss to the image and the first letter of the Author's name, marbled paste downs, armorial bookplate of Lord Sinclair. Contemporary calf, a.e.g., covers with double gilt rules, cornerpieces and a central rose, gilt phoenix to the foot of the spine with the motto Rinasce Piu Gloriosa ("It rises again more glorious"), spine with some wear and slight loss to top. A French astronomer and scholar, Postel travelled widely and discovered and brought back to Europe a number of key manuscripts. Item #17149