|Language and size:||English Books in Octavo|
|Title:||Of the Mechanical Origine of Qualities|
|Publication place:||[ ]|
|Location:||Smithsonian Special Collections Dibner Library call number Q155 .B79 1675|
|Provenance:||Lee, William, and other familiy members (17th-19th centuries, bookplates); 14 Dec. 1878 inscription from Parkyn, Ernest Albert (b. 1857) to Joh. Hodgkin (fl. 1878); Dibner, Bern (1897-1988)|
|Provenance references:||Mandelbrote, 'Sloane's Purchases' (2009), p. 138; Gaskell, 'From Collector' (2001), pp. 14-15; catalogue of the Smithsonian Libraries.|
|Annotations:||The front paste-down endpaper, etc., includes notes in Hooke's hand.|
|Other notes:||See figs. 17, 18, and 19 in the editors' Introduction.|
Hooke's copy of the book is available online via the Biodiversity Heritage Library.
Title in the Smithsonian Libraries catalogue: Experiments, notes, &c., about the mechanical origine or production of divers particular qualities: among which is inserted a discourse of the imperfection of the chymist's doctrine of qualities; together with some reflections upon the hypothesis of alcali and acidum.
The attached manuscript leaves contain simple notes resembling an index or list of contents.