A true and particular relation of the dreadful earthquake which happen'd at Lima, the capital of Peru, and the neighbouring port of Callao, on the 28th of October, 1746. Pub. at Lima by command of the viceroy, and tr. from the original Spanish, by a

London, Printed for T. Osborne, 1748.

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Subjects Callao (Callao, Peru) -- Description and travel.
Earthquakes -- Peru.
Lima (Peru) -- Description and travel.
Peru -- Description and travel.
Description xiii, 341 p. front. (fold. map) 5 fold. pl., 3 fold. plans. 21 cm.
Notes "A true and particular relation of the dreadful ruin in which Lima ... was involved" (p. 131-199) is a translation by Henry Johnson of the "Individual, y verdadera relacion de la extrema ruyna que padecioĢ€ ... Lima." first published at Lima in 1746. cf. Dict. nat. biog., v. 30, p. 14.
"Appendix. A full account of the late dreadful earthquake at Port-Royal in Jamaica; in two letters written by the minister of that place [Rev. E. Heath] from a-board the Granada in Port-Royal harbour [1692]": p. [326]-334.
The bulk of the work, including the description of Peru and its cities and the scientific observations, is a compilation from various authors, made, not by the translator, but "by another hand." cf. Pref., p. xiii.
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