As part of the growing selection of classical scientific works, Plum Park Press is pleased to offer Benjamin Franklin's contribution to the Royal Society: Experiments and Observations on Electricity made at Philadelphia in America. The book was originally published by the Royal Society in 1751, and consists of a series of letters and papers from Franklin. The Society followed up this publication by awarding Franklin its Copley Medal in 1753, and by making him a Fellow of the Society in 1756.
The Plum Park Press miniature edition of Franklin's Electricity includes all the original illustrations, and the endpapers show Currier and Ives' famous illustration of "Franklin' Electricity Experiment" with a kite.
The book consists of 280 pages, and has overall dimensions of 69 x 53 x19 mm (2-3/4 x 2 x 3/4 inches). It is bound in pale fawn leatherette. The edition will be limited to 20 copies, priced at $45 each plus $5 for shipping and handling.