London:, Taylor and Francis, 1866.: 1866
Seller ID: S4289
302 x 231 mm. 4to. Pages 441-451; 453-543 pp. Numerous tables. Dis-bound. Edward Sabine, graduate of the Royal Military Academy, Woolwich, was an artillery officer who rose to the rank of Lieutenant-General. He is known for gathering and analysis of geophysical data on a large, global scale. From 1861 to 1871 Sabine was the president of the Royal Society. See: DNB, XVII, pp. 563-567; DSB, XIII, pp. 49-53. View More...