An Essay on the Cause of Rain and Its Allied Phenomena [Herschel Library, Collingwood Association].
Oxford, England: Privately Printed, 1859. First Edition. viii, 166 pp. 8vo. Brown cloth boards with blind embossed boards to front and rear, gold embossed titling to spine. Clean, crisp copy that is quite tight. Previous owner's name in ink and date "1860" on first free endpaper. Folding plate of 5 Figures that complement text is in Fine condition.
Small library stamp on title page indicating that this volume was in the lbrary of the astronomers Sir William Herschel (1738-1822) and his son, Sir John Frederick William Herschel (1792-1871).