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The image on the opening page shows Vesuvius erupting in 1631. It is from Auldjo, John (d. 1857). Sketches of Vesuvius with short accounts of its principle eruptions from the commencement of the Christian era to the present time. Naples: George Glass, Largo S. Ferdinando, 1832. See exhibit item 65.

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