Binder's spine title, c. 1: Neri, Of glass
Binder's spine title, c. 2 (John Evelyn copy): Merit, On glass
CMGL c. 1 flooded in 1972. Cleaned and repaired by Carolyn Horton. Original leather from covers and spine treated and attached to new leather.
CMGL c. 1 originally owned by King Charles II. Original leather embossed in gold with his insignia.
CMGL c. 1 cover, spine and title page photographed June 2008 for the New York Winter Antiques Show, January 2009 (Filename Rakow_1000059033_cover; Rakow_1000059033_spine; Rakow_1000059033_titlepage).
C. 1 digitized by Boston Photo Imaging in September 2009.
C. 2 digitized by Boston Photo Imaging May 2014.
C. 4, p. 354-355 Displayed in the exhibition titled "The Science of Glassmaking : 8 Centuries of a Magical Art", held at the Rakow Research Library, June 27, 2008-January 4, 2009.
Image of title page (Rakow_1000059033_titlepage) displayed in the exhibition titled "The Flood of '72: Community, Collections and Conservation", held at the Rakow Research Library, May 24, 2012-January 3, 2014.
CMGL c. 5 inscribed "Ex dono honoratissim Roberti Boyle, Nick Geddes, Leith". Very fragile.
C. 1 was to be exhibited in the New York Winter Antiques Show 2009, but was withdrawn due to lack of adequate display space.