Bibliotheca Hookiana - Record details

Language and size:English Books in Octavo
Lot number:220
Page number:49
Author:Boyle, Robert
Title:Of the Mechanical Origine of Qualities
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Publication date:1675
Price fetched:0.2.0
Location:Smithsonian Special Collections Dibner Library call number Q155 .B79 1675
Provenance:Lee, William, and other familiy members (17th-19th centuries, bookplates); 14 Dec. 1878 inscription from Parkyn, Ernest Albert (b. 1857) to Joh. Hodgkin (fl. 1878); Dibner, Bern (1897-1988)
Provenance references:Mandelbrote, 'Sloane's Purchases' (2009), p. 138; Gaskell, 'From Collector' (2001), pp. 14-15; catalogue of the Smithsonian Libraries.
Annotations:The front paste-down endpaper, etc., includes notes in Hooke's hand.
Other notes:See figs. 17, 18, and 19 in the editors' Introduction.
Hooke's copy of the book is available online via the Biodiversity Heritage Library.
Title in the Smithsonian Libraries catalogue: Experiments, notes, &c., about the mechanical origine or production of divers particular qualities: among which is inserted a discourse of the imperfection of the chymist's doctrine of qualities; together with some reflections upon the hypothesis of alcali and acidum.
The attached manuscript leaves contain simple notes resembling an index or list of contents.
database ID:auct_BH_2324

 

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