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New experiments and observations on electricity : made at Philadelphia in America

Author: Benjamin FranklinDavid ColdenJohn CantonThomas JefferysHenry StevensAll authors
Publisher: London : Printed and sold by D. Henry and R. Cave, at St. John's Gate, 1754-1762.
Edition/Format:   Book : Juvenile audience : English : The third editionView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Correspondence
Early works to 1850
Named Person: Nollet, abbé; Benjamin Franklin; Peter Collinson
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Benjamin Franklin; David Colden; John Canton; Thomas Jefferys; Henry Stevens; Benjamin Franklin Collection (Library of Congress); Ebenezer Hazard Pamphlet Collection (Library of Congress)
OCLC Number: 4919375
Notes: Each part has special t.p. Pt. II is dated 1762, the third edition; pt. III lacks edition statement.
Part III t.p. reads: New experiments and observations on electricity made at Philadelphia in America by Benjamin Franklin, Esq. and communicated in several letters to Peter Collinson, Esq. of London, F.R.S. And read at the Royal Society June 27, and July 4, 1754 ; to which are added a paper on the same subject by J. Canton ... and read at the Royal Society Dec. 6, 1753, and another in defence of Mr. Franklin against the Abbe Nollet by Mr. D. Colden, of New York. Part III. London : Printed and sold by D. Henry, and R. Cave ... 1754.
Signatures: [A]⁴ B-M⁴ N⁴( -N4) O-P⁴ chi1 Q-U⁴ X².
Engraving on leaf of plates signed: T. Jefferys sculp.
Description: 3 pts. in 1 v. ([2], ii, 109, [6], 112-154 p., [1] folded leaf of plates) : 1 ill. (engraving) ; 26 cm. (4to)
Responsibility: by Benjamin Franklin, Esq. and communicated in several letters to Peter Collinson, Esq. of London, F.R.S.

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