Mémoire sur les tremblements de terre de la peninsule italique…
, , 1847 280x210 mm. 146 pp. One folding lithographic plate, after the author (spotted). Diagrams in text. Upper and lower covers lacking, remains of spine. Blue sprinkled edges. A very good copy, lower blank corner rather torn. Inscribed by the author on the upper margin of title ‘A M.r Avogadro hommage de l’auteur Alexis Perrey’. The present copy of the paper presented on 8 January 1847 to the Académie Royale du Belgique was sent by Perrey to the famous chemist and physics Amedeo Avogadro (1776-1856), professor at Turin. Baratta, p. 917; J. Fréchet, Past and Future of Historical Seismicity in France, in J. Fréchet et al. (eds.), Historical Seismology. Interdisciplinary Studies of Past and Recent Earthquakes, Dordrecht 2008, pp. 132-136.