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Rare geology book: Duperron De Castera, Louis Adrien; Histoire du Mont Vésuve. 1741

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Rare geology book: Duperron De Castera, Louis Adrien; Histoire du Mont Vésuve. 1741

$1,000.00
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Duperron De Castera, Louis Adrien; Histoire du Mont Vésuve. Paris: Despilly, 1741. Octavo, pp. xx, 361, 3, 2 folding engraved plates, folding printed table.

The work is complete and in a period calf with gilt titles and spine panels, marbled end sheets. The binding is tight and clean with light rubbing to boards. The text is clean, early ownership signature penned on end sheet, short tear repair to printed table. In very good condition.

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A French translator, playwright and cleric, Louis-Adrien Castera Dupee (1705-1752) wrote extensively. He authored novels and comedy and translated numerous works to French. After numerous criticisms by the Church he was sent to Poland where he died in 1752. His work on Mount Vesuvius was his only scientific work. He describes the 1737 eruption of Vesuvius and describes the volcanic phenomena which usually accompanied eruptions.

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