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The History and Philosophy of Earthquakes
Accompanied by John Michell's 'Conjectures Concerning the Cause, and Observations upon the Phænomena of Earthquakes'

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Part of Cambridge Library Collection - Earth Science

J. C. Sturmius, M. Lister, R. Hooke, J. Woodward, M. Lemery, M. Bouguer, M. Buffon, J. Ray, S. Hales, W. Stukeley
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  • Date Published: August 2013
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781108059909

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  • supposedly by John Bevis, 1693-1771 NB stress that the connecting thread is the Great Earthquake (Lisbon) 1 Nov 1755.

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    • Date Published: August 2013
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781108059909
    • length: 432 pages
    • dimensions: 216 x 140 x 24 mm
    • weight: 0.55kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    A methodical account of earthquakes J. C. Sturmius
    Of the nature of earthquakes M. Lister
    Discourses concerning earthquakes R. Hooke
    Earthquakes caused by some accidental obstruction of a continual subterranean heat J. Woodward
    A physicochymical explanation of subterraneous fires, earthquakes, etc. M. Lemery
    Of the volcanos and earthquakes in Peru M. Bouguer
    The natural history of volcanos and earthquakes M. Buffon
    A summary of the causes of the alterations which have happened to the face of the earth J. Ray
    Some considerations on the causes of earthquakes S. Hales
    The philosophy of earthquakes W. Stukeley
    Phaenomena of the great earthquake of November 1, 1755, in various parts of the globe.

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    Member of the Royal Academy of Berlin


    J. C. Sturmius, M. Lister, R. Hooke, J. Woodward, M. Lemery, M. Bouguer, M. Buffon, J. Ray, S. Hales, W. Stukeley

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