Beschreibung

GIOVANNI JACOPO SPADA
(1680 – 1774)

Corporum lapidefactorum agri Veronensis catalogus quae apud Joan. Jacobum Spadam Gretianae Archipresbyterum asservantur. Editio altera multo auctior, cui accedunt Annotationes, & Marmorum quae in odem agro reperiuntur Elenchus.
4° (280×206 mm). 80 pp. [1] f. with 10 engraved plates (incl. one map). Nineteenth century buckram, gilt title on spine. Edges and corners scuffed, slightly foxed in places. Verona, D: Ramanzini, 1744.
BIBLIOGRAPHY: Nissen, ZBI 3922; Hoover Collection 755; Ward & Carozzi 2094.
Large paper copy of the second enlarged and definitive edition of the catalogue of the mineralogical and paleontological specimens in Spada‘s collection that were found in the vicinity of his native Verona. Spada was a naturalist and pioneering geologist, born in Verona, who served for many years as archipresbyter at Graz in Styria. Rare in the market. [369067].