Experimental Notes of the Mechanical Origine or Production of Fixtness. Robert Boyle.

Experimental Notes of the Mechanical Origine or Production of Fixtness

London, Eng. Printed by E. Flesher, for R. Davis Bookseller in Oxford, 1675. First Edition. Hardcover. 34 p.; 16 cm. Signatures: A-B8 C2(-C2). 8vo. Wing B3963A. Modern brown cloth with gilt-stamped spine reading: "Robt. Boyle. Notes of Mechanical Origine 1675." Front free endpaper inscribed: Miles Warner, October 1943. First edition. Robert Boyle was one of the most important 17th-century English scientists, playing a pivotal role in the development of the modern experimental method. The publication offered here was the seventh of eleven works published in 1675 about his experiments in studying various physical properties. (These eleven works, although published with individual title pages and pagination, are also found bound together under the title: Experiments, Notes, &c, about the Mechanical Origin or Production of Divers Particular Qualities.) The individual works are very scarce. In Near Fine Condition. An attractive copy. Near Fine. Item #000057

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