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Boyle, Robert (1672)


Boyle, Robert (1672)

Boyle, Robert (1672)

An | Essay | About The | Origine & Virtues | Of | Gems. | Wherein are Propos’d and Historical- | ly Illustrated some Conjectures about the | Consistence of the Matter of Precious | Stones, and the Subjects wherein their | chiefest Virtues reside. [rule] By the Honourable Robert Boyle, Esq; | Fellow of the Royal Society. | [rule] | London, | Printed by William Godbid, and are to | be sold by Moses Pitt at the White | Hart in Little Britain, 1672.

Collation: 8°: A-M8 N4; [16] 1-185 p. (i.e. 184 ; page 181 omitted)

Plates: no plates

Page size: 95 x 165 mm

Binding: contemporary calf, rebacked, with slipcase

Provenance: label "Horovitz | Joailliers | à | Genève" (ex Théodore Horovitz library) and old manuscript owner inscription on title page "Thomas Craufurd is owner of the Book"

Other editions: Latin: 1673, 1677, 1680; English: 1744

References: Hoover 161; Schuh 770; Sinkankas 863; Ward & Carozzi 289

Collection: private collection