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Observations on the manners and customs of Italy, : with remarks on the vast importance of British commerce on that continent; also, particulars of the wonderful explosion of Mount Vesuvius, taken on the spot at midnight, in June, 1794, when the beautiful and extensive city of Torre del Greco was buried under the blazing river of lava from the mountain; likewise, an account of very many extraordinary cures produced by a preparation of opium, in a variety of obstinate cases, according to the practice in Asia; with many physical remarks collected in Italy, well deserving the attention of most families. / By a gentleman authorised to investigate the commerce of that country with Great-Britain.

  • Brooke, N.
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1798
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Publication/Creation

Bath : Printed by R. Cruttwell, and sold by T. Cadell, Jun. and W. Davies, London, 1798.

Physical description

viii, 269 pages, 3 unnumbered pages ; 8vo (23 cm)

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Notes

Dedication signed: N. Brooke.
With a half-title and final advertisement leaf.
Head- and tailpieces.

References note

ESTC T117339

Languages

  • English


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    Closed stores EPB/B/15575

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