3 edition of A summary view of the spontaneous electricity of the earth and atmosphere found in the catalog.
A summary view of the spontaneous electricity of the earth and atmosphere
by Printed for the author, sold by Elmsley, Richardson, Hookham & Carpenter, Deighton in London
Written in English
|Statement||by John Read, of Knightsbridge, London|
|Series||Landmarks II, monographs|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||x, viii [i.e. 2], 160 p., plates|
|Number of Pages||160|
|LC Control Number||87692569|
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Item 1 A Summary View of the Spontaneous Electricity of the Earth and Atmosphere;: New - A Summary View of the Spontaneous Electricity of the Earth and Atmosphere. A summary view of the spontaneous electricity of the earth and atmosphere wherein the causes of lightning and thunder, are explained.
To which is subjoined the atmospherico-electrical journal, London: printed for the author, of whom it may be had; sold by Elmsley; Richardson; Hookham & Carpenter; Deighton. MLA Citation. Read, John. A summary view of the spontaneous electricity of the earth and atmosphere; wherein the causes of lightning and thunder, as well as the constant electrification of the clouds and vapours, suspended in the air, are explained.
A summary view of the spontaneous electricity of the earth and atmosphere: wherein the causes of lightning and thunder, as well as the constant electrification of the clouds and vapours, suspended in the air, are explained: with some new experiments and observations, tending to illustrate the subjects of atmospherical electricity: to which is subjoined the atmospherico-electrical journal, kept during.
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