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Somis, Ignazio.
A True and Particular Account, of the Most Surprising Preservation, and Happy Deliverance, of Three Women who were Buried, Thirty-seven Day’s [sic], in the Ruins of a Stable, by a heavy Fall of Snow, from the Mountains, at the Village of Bergemoletto. With Curious Remarks . . . Translated from the Italian.
London: H. Sergeant, 1768. Second English edition. 12mo. pp. vi, [2, Advertisement], 208, [4, ads.]; two plates; some foxing or browning, staining at pp. 84-5 and to upper margins after p. 141, both plates laid down on new paper, inkstamp to title-page ("Eastern District"), good in modern half calf with old boards. This work first appeared in Italy in 1758, and an English translation was published in 1765 with the title 'An Historical Narrative of a most Extraordinary Event which happened at the Village of Bergemoletto in Italy': This new 1768 edition has a differently worded title-page but the text and plates are unchanged. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Meridian Rare Books ABA PBFA [London, United Kingdom]
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