Auction 353 Bibliography - Typography - Fine Printing - Private Presses

METEOROLOGY/CLIMATOLOGY -- HOWARD, L. Barometrographia: twenty years' variation of the barometer in the climate of Britain, exhibited in autographic curves, with the attendant winds and weather, and copious notes illustrative of the subject. Lond., R. & J.E. Taylor, 1847. W. 20 cold. charts. Lge-fol. Cont. hcl. w. marbled paper on sides & title label on front side. (Bind. rubbed/chafed/worn, spine ends dam., corners worn, two plates with small repair on v°, a bit foxing in places).

In this work, Luke Howard (1772-1864), (aka 'Namer of Clouds' and 'Father of meteorology') gave a series of curves (1815-1834) of the variation of the barometer, with large circular diagrams representing its changes with other particulars of weather, and incorporating the position of the moon. - Extremely rare.

€ 300

result € 2600

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