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Experiments and observations on electricity, made at Philadelphia in America / by Benjamin Franklin, L.L.D. and F.R.S. To which are added, letters and papers on philosophical subjects. The whole corrected, methodized, improved, and now first collected into one volume.

Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790.
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MDCCLXIX [1769]
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London : Printed for David Henry; and sold by Francis Newberry, MDCCLXIX [1769]

Physical description

1 unnumbered leaf, iv pages, 1 unnumbered leaf, 496 pages, 16 unnumbered pages, VII plates (some folded) : diagrams ; (4to)

Notes

Paging irregular: nos. 111-112, 416-417 and 465-472 repeated
Fourth edition, of the Experiments and observations. cf. Advertisement, following t.p.
Copy 2 Note: With signature of James Lind [1736-1812] on t.p.; attached to the verso is a printed copy of Franklin's Epitaph. This is not identical with any of the versions given by L.H. Butterfield (New Colophon, vol. iii, p. 9-39, 1950), though it closley resembles that of Benjamin Vaughan in his edition of Franklin's 'Political, miscellaneous, and philosophical pieces', 1779. X129824

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ESTC T101040
Roscoe, A170 (1)

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