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1 Burch, David Barometer Handbook, The

Seattle WA; Starpath Publications 2009. A modern look at barometers and applications of barometric pressure; original material on an ancient craft. SOFT cover, small 4to, b&w illustrations throughout, index, 238pp, no marks, as new, near Fine. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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2 Chapin Ocean River, The

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons 1952, 1st edition. A readable yet technically sound description of the Gulf Stream, its effect on currents, winds, climates, and its influence on plant and animal life--including human. No dust jacket, 8vo in charcoal cloth somewhat rubbed, map endpapers, bibliography, index, 325pp, no marks, readable copy, Fair. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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3 Fox, Wiliam P. Lunatic Wind

Chapel Hill NC: Algonquin Books 1992, 1st edition, 1st printing. In a mixture of factual reporting and novelistic storytelling, Fox brings to vivid life the terrifying night in 1989 when Hurricane Hugo slammed into South Carolina. Dust jacket, 8vo halfbound in black cloth and blue paper, maps, 197pp, as new, Fine. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4 Fox, Wiliam P. Lunatic Wind

Chapel Hill NC: Algonquin Books 1992, 1st edition, 1st printing. In a mixture of factual reporting and novelistic storytelling, Fox brings to vivid life the terrifying night in 1989 when Hurricane Hugo slammed into South Carolina. Dust jacket, 8vo halfbound in black cloth and blue paper, maps, 197pp, as new, Fine. 
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5 Fox, Wiliam P. Lunatic Wind

Chapel Hill NC: Algonquin Books 1992, 1st edition, 1st printing. In a mixture of factual reporting and novelistic storytelling, Fox brings to vivid life the terrifying night in 1989 when Hurricane Hugo slammed into South Carolina. Dust jacket, 8vo halfbound in black cloth and blue paper, maps, 197pp, as new, Fine. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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6 Fox, Wiliam P. Lunatic Wind

Chapel Hill NC: Algonquin Books 1992, 1st edition, 1st printing. In a mixture of factual reporting and novelistic storytelling, Fox brings to vivid life the terrifying night in 1989 when Hurricane Hugo slammed into South Carolina. Dust jacket, 8vo halfbound in black cloth and blue paper, maps, 197pp, as new, Fine. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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7 Lighthill, James Monsoon Dynamics

Cambridge UK: Cambridge University Press 1981. Editors Lighthill and R. P. Pearce present papers by 67 contributors present an up-to-date survey of the state of knowledge of the physical and dynamic processes involved in the Asian monsoon, including modeling techniques and forecasting of floods and storm surges. No dust jacket, 8vo in charcoal cloth, illustrated with diagrams, charts and graphs, index, 735pp, clean and tight with no marks, near Fine. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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8 Ludlum, David American Weather Book, The

Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company 1982. An overview of American weather patterns, with eyewitness accounts of major weather phenomena. SOFT cover, 8vo, charts and graphs, weather records, 296pp, small inscription o/w no marks, Very Good. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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9 Sverdrup, H. U. Oceanography for Meteorologists

London: George Allen & Unwin Ltd. 1945. Sverdrup provides a text by which meteorologists obtain information as to findings in physical oceanography that have bearing upon problems in the atmosphere. No dust jacket, 8vo in blue cloth, 69 text figures, 4 foldout charts, 243pp, light shelf-wear, wartime paper beginning to age-darken, contents clean and tight with no marks, Good+. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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10 Tomlinson, Charles Tempest, The: ...the Origin and Phenomena of Wind

London: Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge undated c1860. An early treatise on the wind systems of the world, wind and storm phenomena, and notes on wind measurement. No dust jacket, 16mo in brown paper boards with pressed designs on both covers, 77 useful line drawings and engravings, corners somewhat bumped, rear edge frayed through, rear hinge pulled, some age-darkening and a few pages stained from foreign matter but little foxing and all legible, binding tight. Overall a worn copy in Fair condition of a quite scarce scientific treatise which clearly defines the state of knowledge in weather mechanics of the period. Inscription on inside front endpaper adds to the interest, which appears to read 'Edward Wade. With Wife Jefferson's affectionate regards. Dec. 19th 1861.' 
Price: 60.00 USD
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11 Treaster, Joseph B. Hurricane Force

Boston: Kingfisher/Houghton Mifflin 1st printing 2007. Treaster follows the effort to predict and track America's deadliest storms. Dust jacket, small 4to in vinyl covers, pictorial endpapers, color photos, index, 128pp, as new, Fine/Fine. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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12 Watts, Alan Instant Weather Forecasting

New York: Dodd, Mead & Company 1968, 1st US edition. Watts presents a method for improving one's weather forecasting abilities through sky photos and a bit of basic meteorology. Dust jacket rubbed with a few chips, oblong 24mo in grey buckram, map endpapers, 24 full-page color plates, index, 64pp, owner's name on front endpaper o/w clean and tight with no marks, Very Good/Good. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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