METEOROLOGY/CLIMATOLOGY -- REID, W. An attempt to develop the law of storms by means of facts (…) to point out a cause for the variable winds, w. the view to practical use in navigation. 3rd ed. Lond., J. Weale, 1850. vii, 530, (2) pp. W. 13 maps & diagrams, of which 10 fold. Lge-8°. Ocl., uncut.William Reid (1791-1858) was a Scottish military engineer, administrator and meteorologist. He was governor and commander-in-chief of Malta (1851–1858). Copy w. dedication by the author, written on Malta July 1854.
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