Essays chemical, electrical, & galvanic

[Philadelphia: R. Wright, printer, 1825.]. First edition, 8vo, pp. 48; stitched, as issued; one thread broken, else very good. Quite scarce, but lacking the five plates, although in this format it's hard to see where they were included, Most knowledgeable concerning electricity, Hare wrote widely and was often controversial. Late in life he became convinced of a spiritual connection, and was shunned by his old colleagues. There are 4 OCLC records for this title with a total of 14 locations: one record showing 48 pages and 22 cm with no mention of the plates; another 48 pages, 5 plates, 24 cm; a third, paginating 60, 9, with 5 plates, 23 cm; and the last 48 pages, 4 plates, no measurement given. Rink 723; American Imprints 20812. Item #54619

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