Attempt to Develop the Law of Storms

Attempt to Develop the Law of Storms by means of facts, arranged according to place and time

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and hence to point out a cause for the variable winds, with the view to practical use in navigation

by Lt. Col. C.W. Reid.

London, John Weale, 1850.

the final edition of this important meteorological text based on a historical study on storms and hurricanes, and including detailed accounts and studies of storms around the world in the late 18th and early 19th centuries.

complete with the twelve folding charts and graphs, and the frontispiece of seamen's circles

3rd edition. tall 8vo. ppvii 530 [i].

very good condition hardback recased into the original cloth boards, with new spine and end-papers.