Giacchetti, Giovanni.

Apuliae Terraemotus deploratio.

Rome, Giacomo Mascardi, 1632

4° (202x149 mm). 7, [1] pp. One woodcut opening initial, tailpiece on recto of the last leaf. Unbound. An excellent copy, slightly browned, a few old folds. Very scarce narrative - only one copy recorded in OCLC - of the disastrous earthquake that stroke the area of Gargano in Apulia, on 30 July 1627. The horribilis terraemotus described by the abbot Giacchetti was followed by a tsunami, probably the largest that ever occurred in the Adriatic Sea.

Furchheim, p. 65; Baratta, p. 894; BSRI, p. 325, PG032; M. Baratta, Sulla attività sismica nella Capitanata. Roma 1896 (See item 257).
€ 1.400
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