Pilla, Leopoldo.

Istoria del tremuoto che ha devastato i paesi della Costa Toscana il dì 14 Agosto 1846

Pisa, R. Vannucchi, 1846 238x153 mm. See no. 112, I. Original printed wrappers, spine rather frayed; rear cover a bit soiled and browned, a small loss to the lower outer corner. A very good copy, uncut and in contemporary state. Fore-edges lightly spotted. The most authoritative source about the seismic event of 1846, by the outstanding geologist Leopoldo Pilla. With a list of the historical earthquakes occurred in Tuscany. Baratta, p. 920; BSRI, p. 202, TC063, Clio, s.v., p. 3620; B. D’Argenio, Leopoldo Pilla (1805-1848). A young Combatant who lived for Geology and died for his Country, “Geological Society of America”, 411 (2006), pp. 211-223.
€ 400
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