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book #78222
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. Wing H238
Printed by W. Godbid, for William Shrowsbury [etc.], London, 1674.
First edition of one of Hale's few published 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"
Contemporary calf, quite worn, Gloddaeth Library bookplate, effaced signature of ?Thomas Mostyn on title, ?later label; the Taussig copy
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$ 2000.00
Science and the law

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