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The Theory and History of Earthquakes. Containing, I. A rational account of their causes and effects; ... II. A particular and authentic history of those which have happened in these kingdoms, ... III. Some seasonable reflections on the two late earthquakes, ..

by Sherlock, Thomas, attrib

First edition

Price: $1,500.00
from: Thorn Books


  • Seller Inventory #: 17315
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Very good
  • Edition: First edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Printed for and sold by J. Newbery; R. Baldwin; J. Brindley; G. Woodfall; and M. Sheepey
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1750

London: Printed for and sold by J. Newbery; R. Baldwin; J. Brindley; G. Woodfall; and M. Sheepey, 1750. First edition. Hardcover. Very good. 8vo. 62pp. Usually attributed to Thomas Sherlock (1678-1761), a Church of England bishop. Bound to style in quarter leather, marbled paper boards, leather lettering label, gilt. The title page has a repaired closed tear (no loss); lacking the half title and the single page appendix sometimes present. A very good copy. Very scarce. ESTC T78656. Sabin 95318. Roscoe A584 (1).