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. James Ferguson, 1710 - 1776.
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.

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.

London: Printed for W. Strahan, and T. Cadell, 1770. 1st edition (Ronalds, p. 171). [4], 140 pp. Illustrated with 3 fold-out plates at rear. 8vo: [A]^2 B - I^8 K^6. 8-1/2" x 5-1/4". Modern brown quarter leather binding with marbled paper boards. Eps renewed. Binding - Fine. Text block - VG (chip from A1 fore-edge [no text affected]/bit of yellowing to plates, with the odd vertical mis-fold line). Item #0836

Uncommon on the commercial market, with ABPC showing the last copy of the first edition to come to auction over 30 years ago (1977).

Price: $1,250.00

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