14 June 2006
FRANKLIN, Benjamin. Experiments and Observations on Electricity, made at Philadelphia in America ... to which are added, Letters and Papers on Philosophical Subjects. London: for David Henry and sold by Francis Newbery, 1769.
4o (224 170 mm). 7 engraved plates (plate II with repaired tear along inner margin). (Lacking half title, some browning and staining, title-page with reinforcement along blank and short repaired marginal tear.) Modern half calf by Sangorski & Sutcliffe (a few minor scuffs).
FIRST COLLECTED EDITION, and fourth edition of Franklin's most important scientific publication. Ford 307; Howes F-320; Sabin 25506; Wellcome III, 62.
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