DSB). Fulton 70; Wing B3996." /> BOYLE, Robert (1627-1691). <I>New Experiments and Observations touching Cold, or an Experimental History of Cold</I>. London: for J. Crook, 1665. 8°. Title printed in red and black, 2 engraved plates, one folding (title a trifle soiled, some staining and discolouration). Contemporary calf (rebacked, rubbed). FIRST EDITION, containing "very valuable discussions of thermometry and of freezing mixtures" (<I>DSB</I>). Fulton 70; Wing B3996.|
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    Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts

    12 November 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 11

    BOYLE, Robert (1627-1691). New Experiments and Observations touching Cold, or an Experimental History of Cold. London: for J. Crook, 1665. 8°. Title printed in red and black, 2 engraved plates, one folding (title a trifle soiled, some staining and discolouration). Contemporary calf (rebacked, rubbed). FIRST EDITION, containing "very valuable discussions of thermometry and of freezing mixtures" (DSB). Fulton 70; Wing B3996.

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    BOYLE, Robert (1627-1691). New Experiments and Observations touching Cold, or an Experimental History of Cold. London: for J. Crook, 1665. 8°. Title printed in red and black, 2 engraved plates, one folding (title a trifle soiled, some staining and discolouration). Contemporary calf (rebacked, rubbed). FIRST EDITION, containing "very valuable discussions of thermometry and of freezing mixtures" (DSB). Fulton 70; Wing B3996.


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