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Condensation of vapor as induced by nuclei and ions.

By: BARUS, Carl, 1856-1935.

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C.:, Carnegie Institution, May, 1907.: 1907

Seller ID: S0008


Pub. 62. Tall 8vo. ix, 164 pp. Figs., illus., tables. Dark green cloth. Fine. Ex-Carnegie. With: Condensation of vapor . . . Fourth report. Washington, D.C., 1910. Pub. 96 (part 2). Tall 8vo. viii, 84 pp. Figs. Dark green cloth. Fine. Ex-Carnegie. Two volumes together. Barus (1856-1935), physicist, worked for the US Geological Survey, the US Weather Bureau, and the Smithsonian Institution. The present work was the product of his research at the Weather Bureau, later published when Barus was professor of physics at Brown University (1903-26). ". . . he studied the effects of X-rays and rad... View more info

"A second paper concerning some barometrical measures in the mines of the Hartz."

By: DE LUC, Jean Andre (1727-1817).

Price: $125.00

Publisher: [no place]:, Offprint from an unknown journal (perhaps the Philosophical Transactions), circa 1778.: 1778

Seller ID: S6280


4to. 20 pp. Original plain gray wrappers; covers off. Bookplate of Herbert McLean Evans. Very good. FIRST SEPARATE EDITION. Jean Andre De Luc's "influence on popular early nineteenth-century British meteorology texts was considerable." "Deluc's early meteorological interest was mainly in measuring heights by barometer, for which he published improved rules (Philosophical Transactions [1771], 158) based on many experiments with hygrometers, thermometers, and barometers, and particularly on the fall in the boiling point of water with diminishing atmospheric pressure and increasing a... View more info

Dynamic meteorology.

By: HAURWITZ, Bernard.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York & London:, McGraw-Hill, 1941.: 1941

Seller ID: S0078


FIRST EDITION. 234 x 158 mm. 8vo. x, 365 pp. 89 figs., tables indexes; pencil and ink marginalia. Blue cloth; rubbed. Ownership signature. Very good. First Edition. View more info

Reading the Skies; a cultural history of English weather 1650-1820.

By: JANKOVIC, Vladimir.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Chicago:, University of Chicago Press, (2000).: 2000

Seller ID: BL2717

ISBN: 0226392155


8vo. xiv, 272 pp. Frontis., illus., bibliography, index. Gilt-stamped blue buckram. Burndy bookplate. Scarce. Fine. ISBN: 0226392155 View more info

Air Apparent: How Meteorologists Learned to Map, Predict, and Dramatize Weather.

By: MONMONIER, Mark.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Chicago and London:, University of Chicago Press, (1999).: 1999

Seller ID: BL2306

ISBN: 0226534227


FIRST EDITION. 8vo. xiv, 309 pp. Color plates, illustrations, figs., index. Quarter black cloth with blue paper boards, gilt-stamped spine title, dust-jacket. Burndy bookplate. Fine. ISBN: 0226534227 First Edition. View more info

"The meteorology of Edinburgh." [Part II]. In: Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, Vol. XXXVIII, Part III, for the Session 1895-1896; with: Vol. XXXIX, Part I, for the Session 1896-1897.

By: MOSSMAN, Robert Cockburn.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Edinburgh:, Robert Grant & Son, 1896, 1898.: 1896

Seller ID: S3756


Two volumes. 319 x 250 mm. 4to. Pages 681-755; 63-207. [Both issues: [ii], 509-764; [ii], 255 pp.] 36 tables, 3 2-color lithographic plates; 43 tables, 4 2-color lithographic plates. Blind-stamped maroon cloth, gilt spine; rubbed, spines faded, head of spine of Vol. XXXVIII lightly frayed, corners bumped. Ex library ms. spine labels, blind stamps of the Carnegie Institution of Washington Solar Observatory. Very good. FIRST EDITION. Mossman's study is based on manuscript registers for Edinburgh owned by the Councils of the Scottish Meteorological Society, the Royal Society of Edinburgh and the... View more info

Almazy v meteoritakh.

By: VDOVYKIN, Gennadi? Petrovich.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Moskva:, Nauka, 1970.: 1970

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: BL4521


Series: Nauchno-populiarnaia seriia. 21 cm. 124, [3] pp. Illus. Original printed wrappers. INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR TO STANLEY MILLER, "With best regards". Very good. INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR TO STANLEY MILLER Vdovykin is the leading Russian expert on meteorites and exobiology or astrobiology. He has shown that meteors contain carbon and diamonds. This particular work appears to have not been translated into English. Vdovykin worked at the V.I. Vernadsky Institute of Geochemistry and Analytical Chemistry, Academy of Science, Moscow, USSR. Stanley Lloyd Miller (1930 - 2007) was a brilli... View more info