Running title reads: Guiliel. Gilberti De magnete ... Woodcut coat of arms on title page verso. Signatures: *⁸ A-V⁶. Errata on p. 240. STC (2nd ed.)11883 ESTCS121112 Horblit, H.D. Grolier 100 science books,41 Osler675 LC copy has brief inscription on t.p. dated 1606. Copy in McGill Library's Osler Library of the History of Medicine, Room Collection: With Gilbert's coat of arms on back of title-page, woodcut illustrs., folding plate, initials etc. Leaves Mi and vi are in duplicate. Of the MS. corrections, supposed to have been made in all copies at the press, this copy has those on pp. 11,22,38 and 39, but not those on pp. 47, 130, and 200 (cf. 678, pp.iii, 23,etc.) In the original binding, relettered. Bt. at Sotheby's, Amherst sale (lot 389 in no. 7369), 5 Dec., 1908. Bk.-plate of Lord Amherst of Hackney. Silvanus Thompson has given me the reproduction-translation, life etc. Gilbert shall live till loadstones cease to draw, Or British fleets the boundless ocean awe. (Dryden) Mohamet's Tombe at Mecha is said strangely to hang up, attracted by some invisible Loadstone, but the memory of this Doctor will never fall to the fround, which his incomparable book De Magnete wil support to Eternity. Fuller's 'Worthies' (Essex). W.O.