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(Meteorology), Wells, William Charles (1757-1817), Presentation Copy

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2483
Lot:
484
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$207$175

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Books & Manuscripts - 2483
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 15, 2009 11:00AM

Description:

(Meteorology), Wells, William Charles (1757-1817), Presentation Copy, An Essay on Dew and Several Appearances Connected with it, London: Taylor and Hessey, 1814, first edition, original boards with modern slip-case, uncut, presentation inscription "To Mr. Tate from the Author", 8vo, (spine chipped, covers bumped and worn). Honeyman 3103. Note: A classic of meteorology and a work of major importance in that his work on the phenomenon of dew and dew point revolutionized the concepts of ventilation in public places.
Estimate $300-500

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William Charles, Tate, Dew Appearances, Several Appearances, London, Atmospheric thermodynamics, Physical geography, Psychrometrics

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