Sur l’observation des tremblements de terre… Traduit par M. A. Perrey…

Versailles, Imprimerie de Beau jeune, 1850 258x170 mm. 28 pp., numbered [273]-300. Technical illustrations in text. Unbound, a bit loose the last two leaves. A very good copy, waterstaining to the inner margin of the first leaves. By the famous Irish engineer and seismologist, who conied the term ‘epicenter’. The last pages contain a list of the earthquakes worldwide occurred in 1848, by Alexis Perrey. Offprint from: Annuaire Météorologique de la France, ii (1850). D.R. Coen, The Earthquake Observer. Disaster Science from Lisbon to Richter, Chicago 2013, pp. 15-18.
€ 90