Some Considerations Touching the Usefulnesse Of Experimental Naturall Philosophy, [BOYLE Robert] 1627-1691 Publisher: Ric: Davis Publish Year: 1663 Publish Place: Oxford Illustrator: Unknown Category: Miscellaneous, Foreign Travel, Antiquarian Book, History, Reference Book No: 006528 Status: For Sale Book Condition: Very Good Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall Jacket Condition: Binding: Hardcover Book Type: Unknown Edition: 1st Edition Inscription: Unknown £6,750.00 Add to Basket Ask a question Refer to a friend Additional information VG, 1st ed, 2 parts in 1 volume. Uncommon. Contemporary refurbished boxed calf. New spine to style, raised bands. Internally, half title, , 127, ,  index, , , 3-48, 57-417 pp, ,  index,  errata, printed by Hen: Hall printer to the University, 3 corner creases, hinges strenghtened, ink initial to fep, small marginal paper chip. The second part has separate, dated title page (1663). Uncommon. (12mo, 155*196 mm). (ESTC R19249. Wing B4029. Fulton Boyle 50). "Today the achievement of this icon of the new science seems no smaller than it did to his early admirers". ODNB. Part 1 gives an argument in favour of the experimental approach to science championed by Boyle, while part 2 goes into specifics of human physiology. Boyle also summarizes the experiments that he had undertaken to investigate the Harvey-Cartesian controversy about the motion of the heart and circulation. Fulton 50.