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An Introduction to Electricity. In six sections. I. Of Electricity in general. II. A Description of the Electrical Machine. III. A Description of the Apparatus (belonging to the Machine) for making Electrical Experiments. IV. How to know if the Machine be in good Order for performing the Experiment, and how to put it in order if it be not. V. How to make the Electrical Experiments, and to preserve Buildings from Damage by Lightning. VI. Medical Electricity. Illustrated with copper-plates. By James Ferguson, F. R. S.
London: Printed for W. Strahan, and T. Cadell, (successor to Mr. Millar,) in the Strand, 1770. First Edition. 3 folding plates. [iv], 140 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Original boards, spine chipped, but boards are fine. Bookplate. First Edition. 3 folding plates. [iv], 140 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. IN ORIGINAL BOARDS. Experiments illustrating phenomena in electrostatics. The work closes with a chapter on the medical uses of electricity. This is one of the best early treatises on electricity." Wheeler Gift. ESTC T53441: Wheeler Gift #429
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