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Robert Boyle 1688
Tractatus de Ipsa Natura / Nature of Things by Robert Boyle 1688
Condition: Very Good. First Edition Thus. Published by Samuel de Tournes, 1688. Thin quarto. Original paper wraps with early vellum spine. Printer's woodcut device on title page. "Tractatus de Ipsa Natura Sive Libera in Receptam Naturae Notionem Disquisitio ad Amicum" (A Free Inquiry in the Vulgarly Received Notion of Nature). Original Latin edition of one of Robert Boyle's most important works. First published in 1686 this treatise touches on several subjects including the laws of motion (Newton's Principia was published the following year). Boyle was an early and renowned chemist and philosopher and considered one of the fathers of modern chemistry and the modern scientific method. Translator's preface by David Abercrombie (peer of Boyle's who translated several of his works into Latin). Wide margins. Text and pages are clean with no writing or notations. Some foxing to pages as expected. Book has been placed in a custom red morocco clamshell case stamped in gold. A truly magnificent museum-worthy copy of this landmark scientific tract published over 330 years ago. 111 pages. 100% positive feedback. 30 day money back guarantee. NEXT DAY SHIPPING! Excellent customer service. Please email with any questions or if you would like a photo. All books packed carefully and ship with free delivery confirmation/tracking. All books come with free bookmarks. Ships from Southampton, New York.
Bookseller: Restaurant of the Mind Books (southampton-books) [Southampton, New York, United States]
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