By: FAYE, Herve (1814-1902).
In: Revue Generale des Sciences Pures et Appliquees, 1re Annee, 1890. Paris:, Octave Doin, 1890.: 1890
Seller ID: S3693
289 x 205 mm. 4to. Pages (497)-499. [Entire volume: [iv], 800, 27 pp.] 1 fig. Quarter blue cloth, marbled boards, gilt spine; extremities rubbed, rear outer hinge starting. Ex library ms. spine label, blind stamp of the Carnegie Institution of Washington, Solar Observatory. Very good. FIRST EDITION of Herve Faye's study of artificial tornadoes. Faye entered the Paris Observatory in 1836, where he discovered the periodic comet of 1843. He was professor of geodesy at the Ecole Polytechnique in 1873 and professor of astronomy at Nancy. Faye made important contributions in the study of earth cycl... View More...