Item #29038 “Experiments on the Chemical Production and Agency of Electricity” (Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London 91 pp. 427-434). William Hyde Wollaston.

“Experiments on the Chemical Production and Agency of Electricity” (Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London 91 pp. 427-434).

London: Royal Society of London, 1801. Wraps. First Edition. Extract. 427-434 pp. 8vo. Toning from age, slight chipping to spine. Very Good.
English chemist William Hyde Wollaston (1766 - 1828) conducted experiments in 1801 that led him to propose that Volta’s pile created electricity through a chemical reaction, the correct answer and contrary to the Volta's contact theory.
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