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Nollet, M. L'Abbé
Lettres sur l'électricité. Dans lesquelles on examine les derniers découvertes qui ont été faites sur cette maitiere, & les conséquences gue l'on en peut tirer
Hippolyte-Louis Guerin, & Louis-Francois Delatour, Paris, 1753. First edition, 12mo, pp. xi, [1], 264; 4 engraved folding plates, woodcut title vignette, initials and decorations; Y1 with tear in margin causing loss to a few words in the shoulder note, else a nice copy in full contemporary sheep, gilt-decorated spine in 6 compartments, red morocco label in 1, edges marbled. "Six letters written to Franklin often controverting his views; letter to Jallobert of Geneva and Bose of Wittenberg; theory of effluent and affluent matter; papers by Symmer and Birch with remarks by the author" (Wheeler Gift). The first of three such volumes written in response to the new electrical theories of Benjamin Franklin. Wheeler Gift 379; Ford 929. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books (ABAA / ILAB) [St. Paul, MN, U.S.A.]
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