Sale 17BP01 | Lot 169

FRANKLIN, BENJAMIN Experiences et observations sur l'électricité faites à Philadelphie en Amerique...

Catalogue: Rare Books, Autographs & Photographs

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Lot 169
FRANKLIN, BENJAMIN Experiences et observations sur l'électricité faites à Philadelphie en Amerique...
Paris: Durand, 1756. Second French edition. Two volumes, contemporary French calf, spine gilt, all edges marbled. 6 1/4 x 4 inches (16 x 10 cm); [6], 28, xc, [12)], 245, [1], with folding plate; [2], 349, [1] pp., with one folding plate. Some rubbing and wear to bindings, small loss at foot of the spine of the first, internally clean.
This second edition is the more complete. D'Alibard, the translator, repeated the Philadelphia experiments that show the nature of lightning.


Estimate: $400 - $600
Sold for $500 (includes buyer's premium)

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Estimate: $400 - $600
Sold for $500 (includes buyer's premium)

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Rare Books, Autographs & Photographs

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