Reference numberRB/2/10
Previous numbersMS/44
TitleBoyle's Geneva notebook.
Description8o. Vellum-bound. Unfoliated, and with many whole sections removed leaving only stubs of leaves, including an extensive section at the start.\r\nFollowing 2/10/2, there is a section comprising 3 partially torn-out leaves; 2 blank leaves; stubs of a torn-out section of text; 13 blank leaves; stubs of a torn-out section of text; 9 blank leaves (one formerly a paste-down with offset), with 2 torn out in the middle; stubs of a torn-out section (some text legible); 1 blank leaf, followed by stubs of a torn-out section (some text legible). Following 2/10/3, there are 2 blank leaves. Following 2/10/4 there are 11 blank leaves. Following 2/10/6 there are 11 blank leaves. Following 2/10/8 there are 10 blank leaves.
Extent109 complete folios and 3 folding tables.
Access statusOpen
Related materialSee L. Principe, 'Newly Discovered Boyle Documents in the Royal Society Archive', 'NRRS', 49 (1995), pp. 59-63, 67-8.
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