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A series of plates representing the most extraordinary and interesting basaltic mountains, caverns and causeways, in the known world : fifty engravings.

Published/Created:
[London?] : Published by the proprietor, 1825.
Physical Description:
[2] pages, 50 leaves of plates : illustrations ; 50 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A 2022 14
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Plates engraved by Jac. Leonardis, [Tommaso?] Baratti, and David Rossi, after Antonio Bettio, Joan dal Piano, Anton Biaisini, and Cajet. [Gaetano?] Scarbari.
Some of the plates include a reference to the Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society of London, volume 65.
Some of the plates are dated, after the name of the engraver, 1776 or 1777.
"Published Decr. 1st. 1807, by J. Manson, no. 10, Gerrard Street, Soho."--Imprint on plates 1-3.
BAC Folio A 2022 14: Plates are not colored. Bound in later blue cloth. Bookplates: John Wickham Flower, Park Hill, Croyden; unidentified armorial bookplate.
Subject Terms:
Basalt.
Basalt.
Flower, John Wickham -- Bookplate.
Form/Genre:
Etchings.
Contributors:
Manson, John, -1812, publisher.
Leonardis, Jacopo, 1723-approximately 1782, engraver.
Bettio, Antonio, 1722-1797, illustrator.
Scabari, Gaetano, 1741-1820, illustrator.
Rossi, David, 1741-1827, engraver.
Baratti, Tommaso, active 1769, engraver.
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