"The Physical Geography of the Sea", Maury, M. F.
Subject: Reference - Oceanography
Period: 1856 (published)
Publication: Harper & Brothers (Publ)
6 x 9.5 inches
15.2 x 24.1 cm
One of the first scientific books on oceanography. Subject matter includes the Gulf Stream, land & sea breezes, the atmosphere, currents of the sea, Arctic Ocean, salts of the sea, equatorial cloud-ring, geological agency of the winds, depths of the ocean, basin of the Atlantic, the winds, climates, drift, storms, routes, trade-winds and more. 6th edition, 348 pp, +xiv, plates, multi-folding charts, plans, maps and diagrams at rear. 8vo, hardbound.
Library stamp on title page and randomly throughout book. None of maps are stamped. Foxing in text. Covers slightly soiled and spine is worn.