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Boyle (Robert) Essays of the Strange Subtilty, Great Efficacy, Determinate Nature of Effluviums, first edition, first issue, 2 advertisement leaves at end, ink underlining and a few annotations, notes on rear endpaper, some light foxing, contemporary calf, worn, upper cover detached, [Wing B3951; Fulton 105], 8vo, Printed by W.G. for M. Pitt, near the little North Door of St Paul's Church, 1673.

⁂ The scarce first issue with lines 4-5 of title reading "Great Efficacy/ Determinate Nature" and with first line of imprint ending "little". Effluvium is here used to describe the area of influence around a solid body, such as the magnetic field around a lodestone.

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Boyle (Robert) Essays of the Strange Subtilty, Great

Wed, Jul 11, 2018 9:30 AM UTC
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Auction Curated By:
Rupert Powell
International Head of Books and Works on Paper
Justin Phillips
Early and Continental Printing
220 Queenstown Road
London, SW8 4LP
United Kingdom
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