Boyle 166; Heirs of Hippocrates 566; NLM/Krivatsy 1717; Osler 949; Waller 1391; Wellcome II, p. 224; Wing B-4013; Norman 306. (3) " /> BOYLE, Robert (1627-1691). <I>Certain physiological Essays and other Tracts ... second edition</I>. London: for Henry Herringman, 1669. - <I>New Experiments and Observations touching Cold</I>. London: for Richard Davis, 1683. Two works bound in one volume, 4<SUP>o</SUP> (199 x 152 mm). Contemporary English blind-panelled calf (rebacked preserving early lettering pieces, corners worn). <I>Provenance</I>: Sir Richard Vyvyan (engraved armorial bookplate). Both second editions. Fulton <I>Boyle</I> 26 and 71; NLM/Krivatsy 1667 and 1684; Wing B-3930 and B-3997; Norman 301 and 307. -- <I>Experiments and considerations touching Colours</I>. London: for Henry Herringman, 1670. 8<SUP>o</SUP> (161 x 100 mm). Later half sheep gilt (some wear). <I>Provenance</I>: John Howard (early signature on title-page). Second edition in English (the first edition in English was published in 1664). Duveen, p. 93; Fulton <I>Boyle</I> 58; Wing B-3968; Norman 302. -- <I>Of the reconcileableness of Specifick medicines to the Corpuscular Philosophy. To which is Annexed a Discourse about the Advantages of the Use of Simple Medicines</I>. London: for Sam. Smith, 1685. 8<SUP>o</SUP> (165 x 104 mm). (Title reinforced along fore-margin, some light dampstaing at end.) 18th-century calf. FIRST EDITION of two treatises which "represent Boyle's attempt to apply scientific principles to seventeenth-century medical practice" (Norman). Fulton <I>Boyle</I> 166; <I>Heirs of Hippocrates</I> 566; NLM/Krivatsy 1717; Osler 949; Waller 1391; Wellcome II, p. 224; Wing B-4013; Norman 306. (3) | Christie's