BOOKS FROM THE LIBRARIES OF HENRY DAVID THOREAU AND OF OTHER MEMBERS OF THE THOREAU FAMILY, 1776-1869
Farrar, John (1779-1853). Elements of electricity, magnetism, and electro-magnetism, embracing the late discoveries and improvements, di gested into the form of a treatise; being the second part of a course of natural philosophy, compiled for the use of the students of the university at Cambridge, New England … By John Farrar … (Cambridge: Printed by Hilliard and Metcalf, at the University Press, 1826). vii, 395 pages; folded plates.
Inscribed on front free endpaper: D.H. Thoreau [in pencil] / Henry. D. Thoreau [in ink]. Presented by Sophia E. Thoreau, 1874. Bound in blue-gray paper boards, tan paper spine, with printed spine label. Pages unopened. Accession no. 10430.
Community Preservation funding for this project to conserve the CFPL's Thoreau Books Collection and to provide electronic access to annotated pages within the collection was approved by the citizens of the Town of Concord at Town Meeting in 2008.