Nova experimenta physico-mechanica de vi aeris elastica & ejusdem effectibus, facta maximam partem in nova machina pneumatica. [with:] Defensio doctrinae de elatere & gravitate aeris.

Rotterdam: Arnoldi Leers, 1669.

An early Latin edition of the ‘New Experiments Physico-Mechanical, Touching the Spring of the Air’ – Boyle’s first scientific work in which he first formulated the famous law for gases named after him.

❧Fulton 22; ref. PMM 143; Dibner 142; Fulton 14; Norman 300 (the last four referring to the second edition from 1662 which contains the first announcement of Boyle's Law).

12mo (128 x 76 mm), pp [24] 351 [9]; [30] 176 [9] (pp 265-312 of the first work bound in between pp 18 & 19 of the second work, complete with engraved additional title and two engraved foldingplates, the second with a 4 cm closed tear), fine and clean throughout, contemporary calf, gilt spine, a fine copy.

Item #3354

Price: $1,350.00

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