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27 Albany Street
Dunfermline
Fife
KY12 0QZ
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Telephone 01383 725566
Fax 01383 620394
Mobile 07785 398872
Specialists Scottish, Antiquarian, Art, Architecture, Folklore and Witchcraft, Genealogy and Heraldry, History, Literature, Fife Topography, Military, Music, Natural History, Sport, Trade and Industry
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27 Albany Street
Dunfermline
Fife
KY12 0QZ
Contact Laurence Hutchison
Telephone 01383 725566
Fax 01383 620394
Mobile 07785 398872
Specialists Scottish, Antiquarian, Art, Architecture, Folklore and Witchcraft, Genealogy and Heraldry, History, Literature, Fife Topography, Military, Music, Natural History, Sport, Trade and Industry
Larry Hutchison
Stand F13

Dolomieu, Deodat G.S.T. Gratet de

Voyage aux Iles de Lipari, fait en 1781, ou Notices sur les Iles Aeoliennes, pour servir a l'Histoire des Volcans, A Paris, rue et Hotel Serpente (i.e. Cuchet), 1783

8vo, pp.208,contemporary calf, badly peeled, spine worn

Provenance
bookplate of Camille Monet of Montbarton with his paper label to foot of spine which is decorated with five gilt balloons

Note
Published in the same year as the Montgolfiers' successful ascent, partially funded by Faujas de St. Fond who was, alongside Deodat, the leading Mediterranean vulcanologist of the eighteenth century

Bibliography
Ekama p.517; Ward & Carozzi 668; Mira 312 (misdated)

Condition
gutter of first few signatures a little wormed (remote from text), front hinge cracked but sound
£250