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  1. Medicina Hydrostatica: or, Hydrostaticks Applyed to the Materia Medica.

    Medicina Hydrostatica: or, Hydrostaticks Applyed to the Materia Medica.

    Shewing, How by the Weight that divers Bodies, us’d in Physick, have in Water; one may discover whether they be Genuine or Adulterate. To which is subjoyn’d, A Previous Hydrostatical Way of Estimating Ores.
    First edition of "the first tract in English upon the determination of specific gravity" (Fulton, p.128). At the end is "A catalogue of the philosophical books and tracts, written by the Honourable Robert Boyle Esq." (Wing B3928A) at end, which has been marked by a contemporary hand. Learn More
    £7,500

    Date of Publication: 1690

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 108077

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