Lot 2 of 429:
George Adams on Electricity 1799  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$180
Estimate:
$300 - $500

Title:
An Essay of Electricity, Explaining the Principles of that Useful Science; and describing the Instruments...
Author:
Adams, George
Place:
London
Publisher:
J. Dillon for W. and S. Jones
Date:
1799
Description:

xiv, 594 pp. 6, 13-14, 2 pp. With 6 folding engraved plates including the frontispiece. (8vo) 21x12.8 cm (8¼x5"), modern cloth, old leather spine label. Fifth Edition, with corrections and additions by William Jones.

With the Catalogue of Optical, Mathematical, and Philosophical Instruments at rear lacking pages 7-12. 

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Some foxing and soiling within, plates with ill creasing, wear and some chipping at edges; overall very good.
 
Item number:
290354
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