TIBERII CAVALLOS FULLSTÄNDIGA AFHANDLING OM ELECTRICITETEN. Öfversättning Jemte Tillägg Och Anmärkningar af Carl Gust. Sjöstén, Carl Pet. Ohrling. 1-3. Tiberius CAVALLO.

TIBERII CAVALLOS FULLSTÄNDIGA AFHANDLING OM ELECTRICITETEN. Öfversättning Jemte Tillägg Och Anmärkningar af Carl Gust. Sjöstén, Carl Pet. Ohrling. 1-3

Lund: Prof. Joh. Lundblad, 1795-96. First Edition. Hardcover. Three parts in one small octavo (4-1/4" x 7-1/8") volume in calf-backed boards with contrasting gilt-lettered morocco spine labels; [14], 207, [2]; [2], 387, [1]; [2], 139, [13] + 8 folding plates engraved by J. M. Weller. Swedish translation of the treatise on electricity by the Italian physicist Tiberio Cavallo. Cavallo examined the use of electricity in the treatment of human diseases. Cavallo (1749-1809), born in Italy but worked in England, made many improvements to scientific instruments, especially the "Cavallo's multiplier" that could amplify small electrical charges and make them measurable in an electroscope. Moderate to heavy foxing throughout, the folding plates generally clean. While the spine is in very nice shape, the boards are heavily rubbed with loss. Good. Item #020567

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