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New experiments and observations touching cold, or an experimental history of cold, begun

To which are added an examen of antiperistasis, and an examen of Mr. Hob's doctrine about cold... Whereunto is annexed An account of freezing, brought into the Royal Society by the learned Dr. C. Merret, a Fellow of it.

One of Boyle's rarer books, an important precursor of thermodynamics and a pioneering work in scientific instrumentation.


ID: 2000-00039
Boyle, Robert

Creation Jan. 1, 1665 through Dec. 31, 1665

MEDIUM: Paper; FORMAT: Book; QUANTITY: 1

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