Title: Title page: Benjamin Franklin “Experiments and Observations on Electricity”, 5th ed., London.
Original Format: photograph: negative
Description: Supervised by Franklin himself, this is the most accurate 18th century edition of his famous work on electricity. Cast in the form of letters to the English Quaker, Peter Collinson, these letters were presented by Collinson to the Royal Society and published in their Philosophical Transactions. History of Science.
Collection: Rare Books
Caltech Archives ID: RB-BF1774-1