Observations to determine the Magnetic Dip at Baltimore, Philadelphia, New York, West Point, Providence, Springfield and Albany by A.D. Bache [Transactions of the American Philosophical Society, vol. 5 New Series, Article VIII]. Alexander Dallas Bache.
Observations to determine the Magnetic Dip at Baltimore, Philadelphia, New York, West Point, Providence, Springfield and Albany by A.D. Bache [Transactions of the American Philosophical Society, vol. 5 New Series, Article VIII]

Observations to determine the Magnetic Dip at Baltimore, Philadelphia, New York, West Point, Providence, Springfield and Albany by A.D. Bache [Transactions of the American Philosophical Society, vol. 5 New Series, Article VIII]

Philadelphia: Printed by James Kay, Jun. & Brother, 1837. [1], 210-215, [1] p.: tables; 29 cm. Disbound from a larger volume. Read before the Society on Nov. 7, 1834. Alexander Dallas Bache (1806-1867), great-grandson of Benjamin Franklin and grandson of Secretary of the Treasury Alexander Dallas, taught engineering at West Point, served as a second lieutenant in the United States Army Corps of Engineers, was a professor of natural philosophy and chemistry at the University of Pennsylvania from 1827 to 1843, and 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; foxing in lower margins; otherwise, clean and bright. Very Good +. Item #005010

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