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TATA, Domenico.
CATALOGO DI UNA RACCOLTA DI PIETRE DURE NATIVE DI SICILIA. ESISTENTE PRESSO L'ABATE. D. DOMENICO TATA.
Napoli I Fratelli Raimondi. CATALOGUE OF SEMI PRECIOUS STONES IN SICILY 1772. Pamphlet from Giannalisa Feltrinelli Library. Slim 8vo, approximately 200 x 140 mm, 7¾ x 5½ inches, pages: [12], 13-40, signatures: A8-B12, small vignette to title page, bound in early decorated thin card wrappers. Book-plate of Giannalisa Feltrinelli on first pastedown. Wrappers rebacked at sometime with closely matching paper, a few small stains, edges worn with some chipping, pale foxing to title page and most margins, pale purple name at foot of title page, otherwise a very good copy. 1 copy only located in Copac and 1 other on WorldCat. Catalogue of 210 Jaspers and Agates collected at various sites in Sicily with each location noted along with a map reference. Tata also wrote on vulcanology: "Descrizione del grande incendio del Vesuvio". See: Christies, Giannalisa Feltrinelli Library Part vi, page31, No. 1176, this catalogue is available online. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST. [Attributes: Soft Cover]
Bookseller: Roger Middleton P.B.F.A. [Oxford, United Kingdom]
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