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Twenty-three discourses on subjects of physical science, Written in about A.D. 1620-1630 in England

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MS. Savile 90

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Twenty-three discourses on subjects of physical science (see fol. 59), of which examples are:
  1. 'Whether the starres shine on the earth by reflection of Sun-beames' (fol. 6v)
  2. 'Why the sea increaseth by the entrance of Rivers' (fol. 20v)
  3. 'Why the wine of Egypt is smaller than that of Europe' (fol. 43)
  4. 'Whether our bodyes be hotter inwardly in Winter or in Summer' (fol. 58)
  5. Two additional discourses at the end (fol. 59) are theological

Dates

  • Written in about A.D. 1620-1630 in England

Extent

63 Leaves

Language of Materials

English

Shelfmark

MS. Savile 90

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. V, no. 26162

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

6 × 4 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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