Royal Society of Edinburgh.


of ... Vol IX. Edinburgh: William & Charles Tait ... 1823.
1st Ed. 4to. vi + 541pp. T.p. device, 30 maps including 3 hand coloured, 3 folding table, folding map. Ex.-libris Hugh Montgomery, some light browning, disbound. Articles include An Examination of some Questions connected with Games of Chance by Charles Babbage; Observations on the mean Temperature of the Globe by David Brewster; On the Application of Analysis to the Discovery of Local Theorems and Porisms by Charles Babbage; Description of a Magnetimeter, being a New Instruments for Measuring Magnetic Attractions, and finding the Dip of the Needle; with an Account of Experiments made with it by William Scoresby; etc.
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