Essai theórique et expeŕimental sur le galvanisme, avec une seŕie d'expeŕiences faites en preśence des Commissaires de l'Institut national de France, et en divers amphitheátres anatomiques de Londres / par Jean Aldini.

  • Aldini, Giovanni, 1762-1834.
An XII. [12] -- M.DCCCIV. [1804]
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Paris : De l'Imprimerie de Fournier fils. : Chez les Piranesi, place du Tribunat, no. 1354 : Joseph Lucchesini, libraire, à Bologne, An XII. [12] -- M.DCCCIV. [1804]

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6 unnumbered pages, x, 398 pages, 10 unnumbered folded leaves of plates : illustrations ; 4to (30 cm)


Also published in same year in 2 octavo volumes.
Copy 2. Gift of Royal Humane Society. Missing one leaf of unnumbered front matter. Bound in 19th century calf with gold tooling on boards and blind tooled decoration and lettering on spine. Gold tooled ownership stamp on front of upper board with motto Lateat scintillula forsan. Author's presentation inscription to the Royal Humane Society, dated 1829, on front end leaf verso, with manuscript note from the Society's Hon. Sec. pro. tem., M.O. Curtis, dated 1830.

Exhibitions note

Exhibited in 'Brain(s)' at Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona, Barcelona, 26 July - 11 December 2022 and Espacio Fundación Telefónica, Madrid, 22 December 2022 -25 June 2023
Exhibited in "Electricity: The Spark of Life" at the Museum of Science and Industry, 18 October 2018 - 28 April 2019



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