Apr 03, 2014 - Sale 2343

Sale 2343 - Lot 67

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FRANKLIN, BENJAMIN. Oeuvres de M. Franklin . . . Traduites de l'Anglois sur la Quatrième Édition par M. Barbeu Dubourg. Avec des Additions Nouvelles. Engraved frontispiece portrait of the author and 12 plates. [4], xxii, [2], 338; [4], xiii, [3], 318, [2] pages, including half-titles, errata leaf at end of first volume, and license leaf at end of second. 2 volumes in one. 4to, 254x195 mm, contemporary mottled sheep gilt with red morocco lettering piece, front joint cracked at top; scattered foxing, occasionally heavy, repaired clean tear across lower portion of title. 19th-century stamps of the École Saint-Joseph, Sarlat, on title. Paris: Quillau, Esprit l'aîné, et l'Auteur, 1773

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first collected edition in french of Experiments and Observations on Electricity and other scientific writings, including some previously unpublished. Ford 315.