An Historical Account of Earthquakes, Extracted From the Most Authentick Historians

An Historical Account of Earthquakes, Extracted From the Most Authentick Historians

Containing A Minute and Very Instructive Relation of Those Dreadful Ones That Happened at Port-Royal in Jamaica, and at Calania in Sicily, in 1692, and at Lima and Calao, in 1746. A Particular Description of the Late Fatal One at Lisbon, From the Relation of Captain Richard Overton, of Liverpool (who Was Actually in the City When It Happened, and Very Providentially Escaped Being Buried in the Ruins) and Others. Mr. Archibald Bowyer's Account of Trying, Condemning, and Punishing Two Prisoners in the Court of Inquisition, and A Faithful Narrative of His Escape From Thence; Written by Himself, Is Occasionally Inserted. With A Description of the Auto De Fe, Which the Portuguese Were Commemorating at the Time, the Earthquake Happened. And A Prefatory Dissertation on the Causes of Earthquakes, With the Method of Making An Artificial One. With Many Other Particulars. And A Sermon Preached at Weverham, in Cheshire, on Friday the 6th of February Last. By the Rev. Mr. Tho. Hunter, Vicar of Weverham

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Publisher: Liverpool : Printed by and for R. Willianson, near the Exchange, and sold by J. Barber, at the Circulating Library, in Newcastle, MDCCLVI. [1756]
Characteristics: [4],159,[1]p. ; 8⁰


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