Daily entries from the 17th century London diary
1664, by Robert Boyle. Read the full text.
Boyle, Robert, 1627-1691.Experiments and considerations touching colours. First occasionally written, among some other essays, to a friend; and now suffer’d to come abroad as the beginning of an experimental history of colours. By the Honourable Robert Boyle, Fellow of the Royal Society.
[Variant title: Short account of some observations made by Mr. Boyle about a diamond that shines in the dark ]London : printed for Henry Herringman at the Anchor in the lower walk of the New-Exchange, MDCLXIV. 
8vo., , 423,  p., folded plate. Title page printed in red and black. "A short account of some observations made by Mr. Boyle about a diamond that shines in the dark" has separate dated title page; pagination and register are continuous.Wing (2nd ed., 1994), B3967; Fulton, J. Boyle, # 57
Published in Latin the following year:
Experimenta et considerationes de coloribus, primùm ex occasione, inter alias quasdam diatribas, ad amicum scripta, nunc verò in lucem prodire passa, ceu initium historiæ experimentalis de coloribus. A Roberto Boyle nobilie anglo, et Societatis Regiæ membro.Londini : impensis Henrici Herringman, MDCLXV. 
12mo., , 444 p. Title page prited in red and black; initial imprimatur leaf. "Brevis Enarratio quarundam observationum" has a separate title page dated 1664 on leaf T1r.
Wing (2nd ed., 1994), B3958; Fulton, J. Boyle, #59
English text reprinted 1670.
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