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Seven articles on earthquakes & volcanoes 1812-72  

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Seven articles on earthquakes and volcanoes from the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London



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Includes: A Narrative of a Volcano in the Sea off the Island of St. Michael. Pp 152-158. 1812. * Some account of the Eruption of Vesuvius, which occurred in the month of August 1834, extracted from the Manuscript Notes of the Cavalier Monticelli... By Charles Daubeny. Pp. 153-159. 1835. * An Account of the great Earthquake experienced in Chile on the 20th of February, 1835; with a Map. By Alexander Caldcleugh...Pp. 21-26. Folding copper-engraved map (foxed). 1835. * Some Account of the Volcanic Eruption of Cosegüna in the Bay of Fonseca, commonly called the Bay of Conchagua, on the Western Coast of Central America. By Alexander Caldcleugh. Pp. 27-30. 1836. Account of Experiments made at Holyhead (North Wales) to ascertain the Transit-Velocity of Waves, analogous to Earthquake Waves, through the local Rock Formations. By Robert Mallet. Pp. 655-679. 4 engraved maps & plates, 1 folding. 1861. * Appendix to the Account of the Earthquake-Wave Experiments made at Holyhead. By Robert Mallet. P. 663-676. 1862. * Volcanic Energy: an attempt to develop its true Origin and Cosmical Relations. Pp. 147-213. 2 folding engraved plates; folding table; errata laid in. 1872. Together, 7 papers. Approx. 28x22 cm. (11x8¾"), disbound.

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