The excellency of theology, compar'd with natural philosophy :
(as both are objects of men's study.) Discours'd of in a letter to a friend. By T. H. R.B. E. Fellow of the Royal Society. To which are annex'd some occasional thoughts about the excellency and grounds of the mechanical hypothesis. By the same author.
|Main Creator:||Boyle, Robert, 1627-1691.|
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London : printed by T.N. for Henry Herringman, at the Anchor in the lower walk of the New Exchange, 1674.
T. H. R.B. E. = the Honourable Robert Boyle, Esq.
"About the excellency and grounds of the mechanical hypothesis" (Wing B3922A) has separate dated title page, pagination, and register. This title page cancels the original, which read: Some occasional thoughts, written to a friend, about the excellency and grounds of the mechanical hypothesis.
Q8 has errata in five lines. An additional errata leaf, with errata in ten lines, is inserted at end. In at least one copy this ten-line list is pasted over the list on Q8.
P. 41 misnumbered 40.
The last leaf is blank.
'Some occasional thoughts' ... is not in this edition.
This copy has the cancel sub-title "About the excellency" but lacks the second (ten-line) list of errata.
Physical description: , 232, ; , 40,  p. ; small and 8vo
Citations/References: Wing (2nd ed., 1994), B3955
Citations/References: Wing (2nd ed., 1994), B3922A
Citations/References: Fulton, J. Boyle, 116