14 June 2006
FRANKLIN, Benjamin (1706-1790). Expériences et observations sur l'électricité. Paris: Durand, 1752.
16o (165 x 113 mm). 1 folding engraved plate. Contemporary cat's-paw calf, spine gilt, marbled edges (joints starting, some wear at corners and spine ends). Provenance: early ink corrections on a few leaves.
FIRST FRENCH EDITION, translated by Thomas-Francois D'Alibard at the request of the Count de Buffon. Ford 80; Wheeler Gift Catalogue 367d.
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