Osservazioni sui Tremuoti in occasione del Tremuoto che scosse orribilmente la città di Catania la sera de’ 20 febbraro 1818…

Catania, Francesco Pastore, 1818 207x150 mm. 63, [1] pp. One folding table, containing the Giornale Meteorologico, from 20 February to 30 April 1818 (a long tear long the inner margin). Contemporary blue wrappers, spine rather frayed, corners and sides torn. Some staining, sporadic finger-soiling, a few small holes to both covers. A few computations scribbled on the upper cover, by a contemporary hand. A very good, wide-margined copy, upper blank margin of the first leaves light browned and stained; occasional spotting, mainly marginal. Provenance: ‘D.r Francesco Paola Pellegrino’ (ownership inscription inked on title). Very rare account accompanied by general observations on the historical seismicity of Catania area, the causes of earthquakes, and possible protections against these calamities. No copy in OCLC. Baratta, p. 937; BSRI, p. 385, SI084.
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