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  1. De magnete, magneticisque corporibus, et de magno magnete tellure;

    De magnete, magneticisque corporibus, et de magno magnete tellure;

    Physiologia nova, plurimus & argumentis, & experimentis demonstrata.
    First edition of "the first major English scientific treatise based on experimental methods of research. Gilbert was chiefly concerned with magnetism; but as a digression he discusses in his second book the attractive effect of amber (electrum), and thus may be regarded as the founder of electrical science. He coined the terms 'electricity,' 'electric force' and 'electric attraction'" (PMM). Learn More
    £30,000

    Date of Publication: 1600

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    Stock Code: 41553

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