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Creator:
Hamilton, William, Sir, 1730-1803.
Title(s):

Campi Phlegraei : observations on the volcanos of the Two Sicilies, as they have been communicated to the Royal Society of London / by Sir William Hamilton, K.B. F.R.S., His Britannic Majesty's Envoy Extraordinary, and Plenipotentiary at the Court of Naples ; to which, in order to convey the most precise idea of each remark, a new and accurate map is annexed, with 54 plates illuminated from drawings taken and colour'd after nature, under inspection of the author, by the editor, Mr. Peter Fabris = Observations sur les volcans des Deux Siciles, telles qu' elles ont été communiquées à la Société royale de Londres / par le chevalier Hamilton ... auxquelles pour donner une idée plus précise de chaque observation, on a ajouté une carte nouvelle & très exacte avec 54 planches enluminées d'après les desseins faits & coloriés sur la nature même, sous l'inspection de l'auteur, par l'éditeur le sieur Pierre Fabris.

Additional Title(s):

Observations on the volcanos of the Two Sicilies

Observations sur les volcans des Deux Siciles

Published/Created:
Naples : [publisher not identified], MDCCLXXVI [1776]
Physical Description:
2 volumes : color illustrations (engravings), 1 color map (engraving) ; 47 cm (fol.)
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
T 161.855 (Folio A)
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
T 161.855A (Folio A)
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Parallel English and French texts in two columns.
Vol. 2 is unpaginated and unsigned and consists of a preliminary t.p. (text as per t.p. to vol. 1) followed by 54 coloured plates, each with an accompanying leaf of explanatory letterpress text.
A "Supplement to the Campi Phlegræi" was issued in 1779.
Signatures: vol. 1: pi² ( -pi1) A⁴ B-Y² chi² ( -chi2).
Includes bibliographical references.
ESTC T71231
Subject Terms:
Kingdom of the Two Sicilies -- Pictorial works -- Early works to 1800.
Phlegraean Plain (Italy) -- Early works to 1800.
Phlegraean Plain (Italy) -- Pictorial works -- Early works to 1800.
Vesuvius (Italy) -- Eruption, 1767 -- Early works to 1800.
Vesuvius (Italy) -- Eruption, 1767 -- Pictorial works -- Early works to 1800.
Volcanoes -- Italy -- Kingdom of the Two Sicilies -- Early works to 1800.
Volcanoes -- Italy -- Kingdom of the Two Sicilies -- Pictorial works -- Early works to 1800.
Volcanoes.
Contributors:
Fabris, Peter, active 18th century, editor, illustrator.
Royal Society (Great Britain)
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