|Author:||Boyle, Robert, 1627-1691.|
|Title:||New experiments and observations touching cold, or, An experimental history of cold begun to which are added an examen of antiperistasis and an examen of Mr. Hobs's doctrine about cold / by the Honorable Robert Boyle ... ; whereunto is annexed An account of freezing, brought in to the Royal Society by the learned Dr. C. Merret ...|
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New experiments and observations touching cold, or, An experimental history of cold begun to which are added an examen of antiperistasis and an examen of Mr. Hobs's doctrine about cold / by the Honorable Robert Boyle ... ; whereunto is annexed An account of freezing, brought in to the Royal Society by the learned Dr. C. Merret ...
Boyle, Robert, 1627-1691., Merret, Christopher, 1614-1695.
London: Printed for John Crook ..., MDCLXV 
Errata page following preface.
Some duplicate pagination.
Reproduction of original in the British Library.
Hobbes, Thomas, -- 1588-1679. -- Problemata physica.
Cold -- Early works to 1800.
Cryobiology -- Early works to 1800.
Low temperature research -- Early works to 1800.
THE PUBLISHER TO THE INGENIOUS READER.
THE AUTHORS PREFACE INTRODUCTORY.
The Contents of the Experi∣mental History of Cold.
AN ADVERTISEMENT TO THE READERS OF The following Experi∣ments, by the Author of the foregoing History.
New THERMOMETRICAL EXPERIMENTS And THOUGHTS.
The I. Discourse, Proposing the I. Paradox, Viz. That not only our Senses, but common Weather-glasses, may mis-inform us about Cold.
The II. Discourse, Containing some New Observations about the De∣ficiencies of Weather-glasses, together with some Considera∣tions touching the New or Hermetical Thermometers.
The III. Discourse, Containing The II. Paradox, Viz. Touching the Cause of the Con∣densation of Air, and Ascent of Water by Cold in Common Weather-glasses.
The Paper that was prefixt (by way of a short Prefato∣ry Address) to the ensuing History of Cold, when be∣ing to be brought in, and presented to the Royal So∣ciety, it was put into the hands of (its most worthy President) the Lord Vis∣count Brounker, was as fol∣loweth.
THE EXPERIMENTAL HISTORY OF COLD Begun.
Title I. Experiments touching Bodies capable of Freezing others.
Title II. Experiments and Observations touching Bodies Disposed to be Frozen.
Appendix to the II. Title.
Title III. Experiments touching Bodies In∣dispos'd to be Frozen.
Title IIII. Experiments and Observations touching the Degrees of Cold in several Bodies.
Title V. Experiments touching the Ten∣dency of Cold Upwards or Downwards.
Title VI. Experiments and Observations touching the Preservation and Destruction of (Eggs, Apples, and other) Bo∣dies by Cold.
An Appendix to the VI. Title.
Title VII. Experiments touching the Ex∣pansion of Water, and Aque∣ous Liquors by Freezing.
Title VIII. Experiments touching the Con∣traction of Liquors by Cold.
Title IX. Experiments in Consort, Touch∣ing the Bubbles from which the Levity of Ice is suppo∣sed to proceed.
Title X. Experiments about the Measure of the Expansion and the Con∣traction of Liquors by Cold.
Title XI. Experiments touching the Ex∣pansive Force of Freezing Water.
Title XII. Experiments touching a New way of estimating the Expan∣sive force of Congelation, and of highly compressing Air without Engines.
Title XIII. Experiments and Observations touching the sphere of Acti∣vity of Cold.
Title XIV. Experiments touching the diffe∣ring Mediums through which Cold may be diffus'd.
Title XV. Experiments and Observations touching Ice.
Title XVI. Experiments and Observations touching the duration of Ice and Snow, and the destroy∣ing of them by the Air and several Liquors.
Appendix to the XVI. Title.
Title XVII. Considerations and Experiments touching the Primum Fri∣gidum.
Title XVIII. Experiments and Observations touching the Coldness and Temperature of the Air.
Title XIX. Of the strange Effects of Cold.
Title XX. Experiments touching the weight of Bodies frozen and un∣frozen.
Appendix to the XX. Title.
Title XXI. Promiscuous Experiments and Observations concerning Cold.
To the XI. Title.
Appendix to the XVII. Title.
AN Examen of Antiperistasis, AS It is wont to be Taught and Prov'd.
AN EXAMEN OF Mr. Hobs's Doctrine, touching Cold.
Philosophical Writings already publish'd by this Author.
Such Philosophical Writings of the same Author, as being occasionally mention'd (here and there) in the above-nam'd Books, are not yet publish'd, but (though not absolutely promis'd) by di∣vers of the Curious expected.
An Account of Freezing made in December and January, 1662.