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THE WORKS: BOYLE, Robert

The Works of the Honourable Robert Boyle to which is prefixed The Life of the Author - 5 Volumes. Folio. A. Millar, London 1744. Title in Red & Black. Edited By: Thomas Birch. Bound in full calf, original boards with spines repaired, 5 raised bands, red title label. Ex-Libris: The Sunderland Library, Blenheim Palace, Woodstock, Oxfordshire; Book-plate to front pastedown, volume I. The Library of The Earl of Sunderland.
Stock No. 12981

The Sunderland Library was sold by auction in 1881 by Puttick & Simpson. This set was catalogued as Lot 1915 and was sold on the 8th day of the sale, Friday 9th December 1881, to Bernard Quaritch. [BIBLIOTHECA SUNDERLANDIANA 1915] [FULTON 240]

Volume I: Frontis portrait of Robert Boyle + 2 Plates at end; damp staining to outer margin of ffep's, title page & prelims.
Volume II: 7 Plates;
Volume III: Plates 1-6/8 [7&8 Missing]; : p489- 502 damaged/missing, 544-550 damaged/missing, 551-568 22cm tear from upper edge to centre, 575-592 missing. Lacking a total of 36 pages.
Volume IV: 6 Plates;
Volume V: 1 Plate.
Volumes I, II, IV & V are complete.

Price: £4,000.00




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THE WORKS: BOYLE, Robert

The Works of the Honourable Robert Boyle to which is prefixed The Life of the Author - 5 Volumes. Folio. A. Millar, London 1744. Title in Red & Black. Edited By: Thomas Birch. Bound in full calf, original boards with spines repaired, 5 raised bands, red title label. Ex-Libris: The Sunderland Library, Blenheim Palace, Woodstock, Oxfordshire; Book-plate to front pastedown, volume I. The Library of The Earl of Sunderland.
Stock No. 12981

The Sunderland Library was sold by auction in 1881 by Puttick & Simpson. This set was catalogued as Lot 1915 and was sold on the 8th day of the sale, Friday 9th December 1881, to Bernard Quaritch. [BIBLIOTHECA SUNDERLANDIANA 1915] [FULTON 240]

Volume I: Frontis portrait of Robert Boyle + 2 Plates at end; damp staining to outer margin of ffep's, title page & prelims.
Volume II: 7 Plates;
Volume III: Plates 1-6/8 [7&8 Missing]; : p489- 502 damaged/missing, 544-550 damaged/missing, 551-568 22cm tear from upper edge to centre, 575-592 missing. Lacking a total of 36 pages.
Volume IV: 6 Plates;
Volume V: 1 Plate.
Volumes I, II, IV & V are complete.

Price: £4,000.00

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