Roth, Justus; Der Vesuv und die Umgebung von Neapel. Berlin, Wilhelm Hertz, 1857. Quarto, pp. title with vignette, xliv, 539, 1, 9 lithographed plates and maps (2 double page).
The work is complete and in the original cloth with gilt titles. Binding is tight and clean. Inner hinge nicely tightened. Very minor foxing. In very good condition.
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A German petrologist, mineralogist and volcanologist; Roth ( 1818-1892) was especially interested in the volcanoes and volcanic rocks of the Naples region of Italy. His primary research was in the petrological, chemical and mineralogical characteristics of volcanoes. He was especially interested in the structural features found in volcanic rocks. His above work is a definitive study of Mount Vesuvius.