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BOVE, Vincenzo.
Il Vesvvio Acceso. Per l'Illustrissimo Signore Gio. Battista Valenzvela, Velasqvez Primo Regente per la Maestia Cath. nel Conseg. Supremo d'Italia.

Description:
ff. 12. Folding engraved view of Vesuvius and environs. Contemporary marbled wrappers though lacking the front cover, old and faded damp-marking in the top corner throughout also affecting the plate which has tears in some folds without loss, ex libris RICHARD FREEMAN, Darwin scholar and bibliographer.

*VIA LIBRI locates three copies in France and 2 in the USA, none of which give reference to the folding plate view; no copy in the British Library or on COPAC, clearly RARE. The pamphlet gives an account of the earthquake of 1627 and the subsequent eruption of 1631.

In Napoli, Per Secondino Roncagliolo.

Date Published: 1632. 12mo.

Stock No. 62618

Price: 1,200.00

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