A description of the Self-Registering anemometer and rain-guage erected at the philosophical institution, birmingham, containing diagrams illustrating the records of storms: together with a notice of simultaneous observations of the direction of the wind at plymouth and birmingham.
Birmingham. Printed by James Drake, 1839. First edition.
Quarto. 8pp. Two engraved and one lithographed plate. Stitched within original publisher's printed buff wraps. Some chipping and dog-earing to extremities, glassine paper repairs to spine. Ink inscription and library stamp 'Royal Meteorological Society Symons Bequest' to upper wrap.
A rare provincial meteorological monograph which includes diagrams of the components of the instrument and graphs of the results. OCLC and COPAC locate a single copy, at the Institute of Civil Engineers.£ 100.00 Antiquates Ref: 12100