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The sceptical chymist : or, Chymico-physical doubts & paradoxes, touching the spagyrist's principles commonly call'd hypostatical, as they are wont to be propos'd and defended by the generality of alchymists. Whereunto is præmis'd part of another discourse relating to the same subject / by ... Robert Boyle, Esq.

By: Boyle, Robert, 1627-1691.
Contributor(s): Bateman, William, Viscount, 1695-1744 [former owner] | Honeyman, Robert B. (Robert Brodhead), 1897-1987 [former owner].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London : Printed by F. Cadwell for F. Crooke ..., 1661Description: 442 p. ; 19 cm (8vo).Subject(s): Chemistry -- Early works to 1800
List(s) this item appears in: London Science City
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Book (Not for loan) Science Museum Wroughton
Library Store: Rare Books
O.B. BOY BOYLE (Browse shelf) Not For Loan 30209019358145

A second title-page, with variant title, is inserted after p. 34

P. 437-442 are bound in front of p.1.

Signature of 'W(illiam) Bateman' to front flyleaf and title page. Bookplate of the Rt. Hon. William, Lord Viscount Bateman; William Bateman, 1st Viscount Bateman, KB, FRS (1695 – December 1744).

Possible obscured monograph to title page; unidentified.

Ex Libris bookplate of Robert Brodhead Honeyman IV (1897-1987), American metallurgical engineer and book collector, to front pastedown. See Honeyman Collection of Scientific Books and Manuscripts, I, Cat. No. 458 (London, Sotheby Parke Bernet & Co., 1979-1981).

Annotated. Consistently underlined in pen and pencil throughout. Minimal correction and notae - for example p. 187, p. 231.

Bound in calf leather with blind tooled framing and some tooling in corners. Fore-edges mottled red. Title in gilt on spine.

Red Science Museum Library stamp to title page, dated 03/11/1978.

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