Notes and Diagrams, illustrative of the Directions of the Forces acting at and near the surface of ...

Notes and Diagrams, illustrative of the Directions of the Forces acting at and near the surface of the Earth, in different parts of the Brunswick Tornado of June 19th 1835 by A.D. Bache [Transactions of the American Philosophical Society, vol. 5 New Series, Article XXVI]

Bache, Alexander Dallas

Published by Printed by James Kay, Jun. & Brother, Philadelphia, 1837
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[1], 408-417, [3] p., 2 leaves of engraved plates (containing 7 illustrations); 29 cm. Disbound from a larger volume. This article by Alexander Dallas Bache (1806-1867) was read before the Society on April 2, 1836. Bache was the great-grandson of Benjamin Franklin and the grandson of Secretary of the Treasury Alexander Dallas. He taught engineering at West Point; served in the United States Army Corps of Engineers; taught natural philosophy and chemistry at the University of Pennsylvania from 1827 to 1843; and served as the first president of Central High School of Philadelphia, from 1839 to 1842. In 1843 he became superintendent of the United States Coast Survey, a position he held until his death. In Near Fine- Condition: disbound from a larger volume, but solid; light foxing; otherwise, clean and bright. Bookseller Inventory # 005028

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Publisher: Printed by James Kay, Jun. & Brother, Philadelphia

Publication Date: 1837

Book Condition:Near Fine -

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