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Carpue, Introduction to Electricity and Galvanism, 1803

Carpue, Introduction to Electricity and Galvanism, 1803

An Introduction to Electricity and Galvanism; with cases, shewing their effects in the curing of diseases: to which is added, a Description of Mr. Cuthbertson’s Plate Electrical Machine. By J. C. Carpue, Surgeon. Being the substance of lectures delivered to his anatomical class. London, 1803. 

 

Slim octavo volume bound in half calf with brown leather and marbled paper over boards. Red title plate on spine. Hinges and corners a bit bumped and scuffed but hinges still strong. Three folding plates at rear (as called for). The first plate slightly and variably browned but the other two remarkably bright. A clean, bright, and tight copy throughout. Overall very good. Garrison Morton 1989. 

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