An essay explanatory of the Tempest Prognosticator in the building of the Great Exhibition, read before the Whitby Philosophical Society by George Merryweather on 27 February 1851, published by John Churchill. Harback with marbled covers, 64pp. and inscribed to Mr. John Corner and his wife with the author’s best respects. Condition good.
This essay describes the use of leeches to predict the weather.
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