Bookplate reads, “Se taire, et faire,” or (roughly), “Shut up and do.”
Also, is that the Statue of Liberty?
From the front matter of A Collection of Several Pieces of Mr. John Locke, Never Before Printed, or Not Extant in His Works by John Locke, ed. by Pierre Desmaizeaux (1720). Original from the University of Michigan. Digitized February 15, 2006.