Book Description

...and on the volcanic phenomena which it exhibits; with some remarks on craters of elevation, on the distinctions between plutonic and volcanic rocks, and on the theories of volcanic action which are at present most in repute. 59 pp., 2 plates, 1 fig, 8vo, orig. printed wrapper. Pages unopened. Fine. Scarce. Charles Giles Bridle Daubeny (1795-1867) was professor of chemistry and of Botany at University of Oxford. During his travels in Europe, he made notes and observations on volcanoes resulting in 'A Description of Active and Extinct Volcanos', published in 1826. In this 1846 work he writes the volcanoes in southern Italy including Vesuvius and Rocca Monfina and the ancient Aurunci tribe that lived in the area. [43957]
Author DAUBENY, C.
Date 1846
Publisher Ashmolean Society: Oxford
Condition Fine

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