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BOHUN, Ralph (d. 1716)
A discourse concerning the origine and properties of vvind. With an historicall account of hurricanes, and other tempestuous winds. By R. Bohun Fellow of New Coll: in Oxon.
Oxford printed by W. Hall for Tho. Bowman, 1671.
[14], 16, [2], 17--302, [2] p. : [3] illus. (metal cuts) ; 16.5 cm. (8º)

The first leaf is blank except for signature-mark 'A' between two rows of ornaments. Signatures [pi]2 and [pi]7, and the final leaf T8 are blank. The leaf following p. 16 has the page number '(17)' inked out on the recto and omitted on the verso. For a description of the complicated arrangement of half- and quarter-sheets in the preliminaries, see Madan III, 2881. ESTC r18477.

Copy Notes Inscribed in ink on front free-endpaper John Soane July 9th 1806. Inscribed in ink on title-page John Robertson.

Binding C18th sprinkled calf, gilt-tooled spine compartments, red morocco spine-label, red and green sprinkled textblock edges.

Reference Number 569


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