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ADAMS, George, junior (1750--1795)
An essay on electricity; in which the theory and practice of that useful science, are illustrated by a variety of experiments, arranged in a methodical manner. To which is added, an essay on magnetism. By George Adams, mathematical instrument-maker to his Majesty.
London: printed for and sold by the author, 1784.
xvi, 367, [1] p., VI pl. (5 fold.) ; 21.4 cm. (8º)

ESTC n7266.

Copy Notes Bound (1) with A catalogue of mathematical and philosophical instruments made and sold by George Adams (q.v.). With pl. I bound as a frontispiece (inverted). Inscribed on inside front pastedown 0/4/0, and in pencil on front free-endpaper -4-/ plates altogether at End. Bought from Thomas Boone for 4s. on 24 December 1805 (paid 25 December 1806). (Spiers Box).

Binding Late C18th/early C19th calf, gilt thick-ruled and dotted spine, red morocco spine-label.

Reference Number 541


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