Observations on the volcanos of the two Sicilies as they have been communicated to the Royal Society of London [with] Supplement to the Campi Phlegraei being an account of the great eruption of Mount Vesuvius in the month of August 1779.
First edition, 2 parts and supplement in 1 vol; folio (45 x 32.5 cm); hand-coloured double-page map by G. Guerra and 59 engraved hand-coloured plates after Pietro Fabris, the plates edged in black with grey washed margins including two engraved titles; contemporary red morocco, richly gilt, covers with gilt dentelles. NB. lacks first leaf of text in vol. I, else an excellent example.
Brunet III, 31 ('Ouvrage curieux et bien executé'); ESTC T71231 (parts I-II); I. Jenkins and K. Sloan Vases and Volcanoes (London: 1996), 'Catalogue' 43; Lewine p.232; Lowndes II, p.989.