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Guilielmi Gilberti Colcestrensis ... De magnete, magneticisque corporibus, et de magno magnete tellure : physiologia noua, plurimis & argumentis, & experimentis demonstrata.

By: Gilbert, William, 1544-1603.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Londini : Excudebat Petrus Short, 1600Description: [16], 240 p., [1] folded leaf of plates : ill ; 30 cm (fol.).Place: England - LondonUniform titles: De magnete, magneticisque corporibus Subject(s): Magnetism -- Early works to 1800
List(s) this item appears in: London Science City
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Book (Not for loan) Science Museum Wroughton
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Q O.B. GIL GILBERT (Browse shelf) Not For Loan 30209019358954

First edition.

Title vignette; coat of arms of William Gilbert on verso of t.p.; decorated borders and initials throughout text.

Bound in vellum.

References: STC : 11883

Inscription to frontispiece reads 'Joachimus Godelfer (…) Capituli (…) augmentum Bibliothecae ob (…) 26 February' . Unidentified.

Bookplate of Library Museum of Practical Geology. Bookstamp of Museum of Economic Geology.

Annotated. Minor, single word Latin notae to p4; bracketing to pp. 8-9. Minimal to none thereafter.

Black Science Museum Library stamp to title page; undated.

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