PRIESTLEY (JOSEPH) The History and Present State of Electricity, with Original Experiments
Lot 112
PRIESTLEY (JOSEPH) The History and Present State of Electricity, with Original Experiments
£1,500 - 2,000
US$ 2,500 - 3,300
Lot Details
PRIESTLEY (JOSEPH)
The History and Present State of Electricity, with Original Experiments, 7 folding engraved plates, one engraved specimen chart, occasional light spotting, small wormhole in blank margin of a few leaves towards end, contemporary calf, rebacked to match, preserving early gilt morocco lettering label, corners refurbished [Crook S480], 4to (260 x 204), J. Dodsley, 1767

Footnotes

  • The author's first scientific work, and the first extensive history of the discovery and theory of electricity.
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