Tracts containing I. Suspicions about some Hidden Qualities of the Air with an Appendix touching Celestial Magnets .. II. Animadversions upon Mr. Hobbes's Problemata de vacuo. III. A Discourse of the Cause of Attraction by Suction.
London, M. Pitt, 1674. 1674, First Edition. Hard Cover. First edn, London, M. Pitt, 1674. Title page (in good facsimile?), p Preface & Errata; p Preface, and Six completeTracts: Suspicions 72p, Observations 26p; Some additional Experiments 14p, Animadversions upon Hobbes 94p, Cause of Suction 68p, New Experiments 18p; with the 2p alternative Cause of Suction title bound in at p20. Sm 8vo, 10.5 x 16.5 cm, small bkplt, old 1/2 calf marbled boards, gilt label. Slight wear, upper hinge cracking. The six tracts are complete and in VG condition. Six rare tracts by Robert Boyle, the 'Father of Modern Chemistry'. Fulton 119 'Hidden Qualities of the Air' - the first enunciation of the modern theory of oxidation'.
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