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Book Number 2808 
Author Jean Antoine Nollet 
Title Saggio Intorno All’Elettericita de Corpi 
Date 1747 
Publisher Giambattista Pasquali 
Place of Publication Venice 
Edition 1st Italian edition after the 1st 1746 edition 
Volume Information  
Cover recent full calf, spine with 5 compartments raised bands gilt lettering on two. Title page with previous owners stamp. 
Illustration Title page with printer’s device depicting a man with a helmet and shield. 6 plates, including the frontis, 5 of which are folding. 
Size 8vo 
Condition An excellent copy plates and text are clean and crisp, a fine copy. 
Pagination P. frontis, blank, title, blank, 3-254, plates. 
Reference Gascoigne 5836 
Translation Info  
Notes Text in Italian. Jean-Antoine Nollet was a French clergyman and physicist. He was particularly interested in the new science of electricity, which he explored with the help of Du Fay and Réamur. He joined the Royal Society of London in 1734 and later became the first professor of experimental physics at the University of Paris. 
Price (US$) 750  
Short Description Book Science & Technology 
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