London, South Kensington
12 November 2007
BECCARIA, Giambatista (1716-1781). Della elettricità terrestre atmosferica a cielo sereno, osservazioni. [Turin: no printer, 1775]. 4° (246 x 190mm). With the initial blank and the final imprimatur leaf (a little unimportant spotting). 20th-century wrappers. Provenance: a 2½pp. copy in a contemporary hand of Beccaria's Letter to conte Luigi Cotti about thunderbolts, bound at the end.
FIRST EDITION of Beccaria's short work on atmospheric electricity in fair weather.
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