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Travel, Mineralogy, Sicily and Malta. Voyage en Sicile

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Travel, Mineralogy, Sicily and Malta. Voyage en Sicile
 Travel, Mineralogy, Sicily and Malta. BRYDONE, Patrick. ? DEMEUNIER, M. Voyage en Sicile et Malthe. Amsterdam, se trouve Paris, Pissot, et Panckoucke, 1775

2 vols. 8vo; Contemporary full leather binding, gilt ornaments on the spine, title on calf label, red edges, endpapers decorated; pp XVI, 419; 400, 4 nn. Fine copy.

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First edition in French of this very interesting travel report in Sicily and in Malta. It contains numerous and curious information on the places, the customs of the area, as well as on the sculpture and architecture of the regions described. Considerable interest is dedicated to scientific specificities, including the observation of a comet, the description of Etna and Stromboli.
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