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    Sale 2011

    Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts Including Americana

    12 June 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 132

    BOYLE, Robert (1627-1691). Tracts containing: I. Suspicions about some Hidden Qualities of the Air II. Animadversions upon Mr. Hobbes's Problemata de Vacuo. III. A Discourse of the Cause of Attrations by Suction. London: W.G. for M. Pitt, 1674.

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    BOYLE, Robert (1627-1691). Tracts containing: I. Suspicions about some Hidden Qualities of the Air II. Animadversions upon Mr. Hobbes's Problemata de Vacuo. III. A Discourse of the Cause of Attrations by Suction. London: W.G. for M. Pitt, 1674.

    6 parts in one volume. 8o (164 x 103 mm). Cancel title as usual, "Some additional experiments" with separate title and without advertisemtn leaf, (part one C5 with small paper flaw, tiny rust hole in last leaf); blue morocco by Sangorski and Sutcliffe.

    FIRST EDITION. Wing B-4054; Fulton 119.


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN