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An account of the late improvements in galvanism : with a series of curious and interesting experiments performed before the commissioners of the French National Institute, and repeated lately in the anatomical theatres of London / by John Aldini ... ; to which is added, an appendix containing the author's experiments on the body of a malefactor executed at Newgate &c. &c. ; illustrated with engravings.

  • Aldini, Giovanni, 1762-1834.
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1803
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London : Printed for Cuthell and Martin ... and J. Murray ... , by Wilks and Taylor ..., 1803.

Physical description

xi, [1], 221 pages, [3] pages (pages [223]-[224] advertisements), 4 leaves of plates : illustrations ; 29 cm (4to)

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Signatures: A, a², B-2F(2F4 advertisements)
Engraved title vignette (medal)
Includes a translation (p. 133-188) of his De animali electricitate dissertationes duo
Edited by Robert Hooper

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This material has been provided by the Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine, through the Medical Heritage Library. The original may be consulted at the Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine, Harvard Medical School.

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