which occurred on and near the coasts of the United Kingdom, from the 1st January to the 31st December 1870;
with particulars of lives lost; also……on or near the coasts of the Channel Islands and the British Possessions Abroad; and…….wrecks, casualties, and collisions which occurred to British vessels at sea and on and near the coasts of foreign countries;
[together with statements of the official inquiries into the causes of wrecks, etc. and statements showing the lives saved, rewards for salvage of life, contributions towards the maintenance of life boats, etc.,]
and hence to point out a cause for the variable winds, with the view to practical use in navigation
by Lt. Col. C.W. Reid.
London, John Weale, 1850.
the final edition of this important meteorological text based on a historical study on storms and hurricanes, and including detailed accounts and studies of storms around the world in the late 18th and early 19th centuries.
complete with the twelve folding charts and graphs, and the frontispiece of seamen’s circles