Contributions to the Study of Earth-Movements in the Bay of Naples. 1. The Sumerged Greek and Roman Foreshore near Naples. 2. Earth-Movements in the Bay of Naples…

Oxford, Parker & Son; Rome, E. Loescher & Co, 1903 290x228 mm and 241x148 mm. [4], 62, 49 pp. Eight chromoand lithographic plates and maps, seven pertaining to the first paper, one to the second; numerous illustrations in text. Original printed boards, longitudinal title on spine. Excellent copy, browning to pastedowns and endpapers. The volume contain two papers in different sizes but presented as an unique editorial product by the famous English historian of science, founder of the Museum of the History of Science at Oxford. “In pleading an excuse for reprinting these two memoirs in their present form, the author would urge that they are both the outcome of the same investigation, that they are mutually explanatory, and they were separated by publication in periodicals of different aims […] the first memoir is taken from Archaeologia, vol. lviii.; the second memoir is from the Geographical Journal for 1903” (from the Preface).
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