Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections Vol. I.
1962 · Washington
Washington: Smithsonian Institution, 1962. Hardcover. VG. Clean, tight interior with faint sunning to page edges. Lib. marks on spine and inside back cover. No marks, tears, stains to text. One tear to FEP.. Wintergreen cloth with gilt spine lettering (rebinding). Hundreds of pages, each numbered by the many individual sections. Articles include Directions for Meteoroligical Observations and the Registry of Periodical Phenomena, 1860, 70 pp.; Psychometrical Table for Determining the Force of Aqueous Vapor and the Relative Humidity of the Atmosphere from Indications of the Wet and the Dry Bulb Thermometer, Fahrenheit, by James H. Coffin, 1856, 20 pp.; and Tables, Meteorological and Physical, prepared for The Smithsonian Institution by Arnold Guyot, 1859, 634 pp. (Thermometrical Tables, Hygrometrical Tables, Barometrical Tables, Hypsometrical Tables, Meteorlogical Corrections (for temperature, hourly, etc. and for various world-wide locations), Miscellaneous Tables, etc. An amazing historic scientific resource. (Inventory #: 142665)