On the Diurnal Variation of the Horizontal Needle [Transactions of the American Philosophical Society, vol. 5 New Series, Article I]. Alexander Dallas Bache.
On the Diurnal Variation of the Horizontal Needle [Transactions of the American Philosophical Society, vol. 5 New Series, Article I]
On the Diurnal Variation of the Horizontal Needle [Transactions of the American Philosophical Society, vol. 5 New Series, Article I]

On the Diurnal Variation of the Horizontal Needle [Transactions of the American Philosophical Society, vol. 5 New Series, Article I]

Philadelphia: Printed by James Kay, Jun. & Brother, 1837. 21, [1] p., 3 leaves of engraved plates: tables; 29 cm. Disbound from a larger volume. This article by Alexander Dallas Bache (1806-1867) was read before the Society on Nov. 16, 1832. Bache was the great-grandson of Benjamin Franklin and the grandson of Secretary of the Treasury Alexander Dallas. A graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point, he taught engineering there and became a second lieutenant in the United States Army Corps of Engineers. He was a professor of natural philosophy and chemistry at the University of Pennsylvania from 1827 to 1843 and also 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 Very Good+ Condition: disbound from a larger volume, but solid; light foxing, primarily in the margins of the text; the leaves of plates are browning and more heavily foxed; otherwise, clean and bright. Very Good +. Item #005003

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