Three physico-theological discourses, concerning I. The primitive chaos, and creation of the world. II. The general Deluge, its causes and effects. III. The dissolution of the world and future conflagration. Wherein are largely discussed, the production and use of mountains, the original of fountains, of formed stones, and sea-fishes bones and shells found in the earth; the effects of particular floods, and inundations of the sea; the eruptions of vulcano's; the nature and causes of earthquakes. Also an historical account of those two late remarkable ones in Jamaica and England. With practical inferences. Illus. with copper plates.

Ray, John, 1627-1705

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  • Creator By John Ray
  • Format Books
  • Publication The fourth edition. London : Printed for William and John Innys, 1721.
  • Physical Details
    • xxxi, 1 unnumbered page, 456 pages : 4 plates ; 20 cm (octavo)
  • OCLC ocm09100000


  • Published, 1692, under title: Miscellaneous discourses concerning the dissolution and changes of the world.
  • Title within double line border.
  • Advertisements on unnumbered preliminary page and p.456.
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