Physical Geography, From the Encyclopedia Britannica.
Edinburgh. Adam and Charles Black. F. Hardcover. 1861. 20cm, first edition, viii,441p., 3 rear folding maps, notes, appendix, index, original pebbled green cloth, gilt titles on spine, expertly restored, stain on the top edge otherwise a fine bright copy (tgc) Famous brilliant 19th c. physicists and astronomer, with special interest in study of light. Most of his writings included scientific treatises but in his later years he wrote a few volumes for the Eighth Encyclopedia Britannica including, Meteorology, Physical Geography, Telescope. "Mr. Nasmyth, puts him supremely at the head of all the scientific men of his acquaintance fro knowledge, simplicity and humility". DNB. Item #5056