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Lot nr:11
Book nr:2006
Author:[LOZANO, Pedro]
Title:A true and particular relation of the dreadful earthquake wich happen'd at Lima, the Capital of Peru, and the neighbouring Port of Callao, on the 28th of October, 1746. With an account likewise of every thing material that passed there afterwards to the end of november following. Published at Lima by Command of the Viceroy, and translated from the original Spanish ... To which is added, a description of Callao and Lima before the destruction ; and of the kingdom of Peru in general ...2nd edition
Town:London
Publisher:T. Osborne
Year:1748
Description:8, xxiii, 341, [2] pp. Gegraveerde uitslaande kaart in frontispice en 9 fraaie uitslaande kopergravures buiten tekst (door Cole). Gebonden in moderne halflederen band met hoeken, rug met nerven en titelvignet, in de stijl van de tijd.
Frontispiece (engraved map) and 9 fine folding copper engravings (by Cole). Modern three quarter calf binding
Note:This work has been attributed to Pedro Lozano; the translation to Henry Johnson. The subject of this title is the most deadly earthquake in Peru's history prior to 1970, the so-called Great Earthquake of 1746 which caused massive destruction, killing thousands of people
Price:€950
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