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1773 1st edition Benjamin Franklin ELECTRICITY Metaphysics Meteors Fire Magnets
Paris : Chez Quillau l'aine, chez Esprit, et l'auteur, 1773. - 1773 1st edition Benjamin Franklin ELECTRICITY Metaphysics Meteors Fire Magnets 12 INCREDIBLE Plates / 2 tomes in 1 / comp@$7,500 Benjamin Franklin (1706 – 1790) was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States and in many ways was "the First American". A world-renowned polymath, Franklin was a leading author, printer, political theorist, politician, postmaster, scientist, inventor, civic activist, statesman, and diplomat. An incredible first French edition of Benjamin Franklin’s observations on electricity. We find this same first edition for sale elsewhere for $7,500! Main author: Benjamin Franklin; Barbeu Du Bourg, M. Title: Oeuvres de M. Franklin : docteur es loix, membre de l'Academie royale des sciences de Paris, des Societe royales de Londeres & de Gottingue, des Societes philosophiques d'Edimbourg & de Rotterdam, president de la Societe philosophique de Philadelphie, & resident a la Cour de la Grande Bretagne pour plusiers colonies brittaniques americaines Published: Paris : Chez Quillau l'aine, chez Esprit, et l'auteur, 1773. Language: French Notes & contents: 1st collected French edition This is the most complete early edition of Franklin’s scientific writings in any language. This edition based on the 4th English edition 2 tomes in 1 5 engravings (tome 1) 7 engravings (tome 2) Descriptions of life events Science and social experiments Electricity Fire and fireplaces Population growths Art of swimming Inoculation Sound acoustics Meteors Stoves and ovens Cause of common cold Magnetism in relation to electricity FREE SHIPPING WORLDWIDE Wear: wear as seen in photos Binding: tight and secure leather binding Pages: complete with all xxii + 338 + xiii + 318 pages; plus indexes, prefaces, and such Publisher: Paris : Chez Quillau l'aine, chez Esprit, et l'auteur, 1773. Size: ~10in X 8in (25cm x 20cm) Photos available upon request. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
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