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book #78053
Hale, Matthew
Difficiles Nugae; Or, Observations Touching the Torricellian Experiment, and The various Solutions of the same, especially touching the Weight and Elasticity of the Air. Second Edition. Wing H239
Printed by W. Godbid, for William Shrowsbury [etc.], London, 1675.
One of Hale's few published and polemical scientific works, disputing the theories of Descartes and Robert Boyle, relying in significant part upon Aristotle, and evidencing his "chosen public statement of the correct approach to the natural world"
Modern calf, some light browning, else a good copy, with the addendum at p.281 and the folding table at page 304, neither noted in ESTC
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$ 1500.00

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