Romae, Italy: Ex Typographia Guilelmi Facciotti, 1632. First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo (8vo). Very good condition. Item #019693
[viii], 317 pages of text followed by [iii] pages. Uncommon work on Vesuvio by Croce (born circa 1570). Full vellum binding is excellent condition with minor soiling and minor shelfwear. The first half of the text has a small area at the edge of the top margin affected by worming and minor loss from what appears to be predation. Previous owner's heraldic bookplate on the inside front cover: Nordkirchen. Minor browning and minor soiling to the title page. The text is clean and unmarked. There is a 2nd work bound in after the text, which was printed in the week following the Vesuvius eruption and is quite rare. It is "DELL'INCENDIO Del Monte di Somma, Compita Relatione E di quanto e succeduto insino ad hoggi" by Giovanni Orlandi, published by Lazzaro Scoriggion in 1631. 15pp. The final page of this text is creased and a bit soiled on the blank side. 200mm x 157mm (8 11/16" x 6 1/4"). First edition(s).