Handbuch Der Ozeanographie by Georg Von Boguslawski

1st Edition

Hardcover. Condition: Fair/Good-,  1884. J. Engelhorn, Stuttgart. 1st Edition. German. Odd Volume. Volume 1.

"Handbook of Oceanography: Spatial, physical and chemical nature of the oceans."

Marbled boards, quarter bound in leather. Leather spine has thinned considerably and worn, but volume is still tightly bound. Corners bumped and rubbed. Edgewear. Illustrations, but no map (map may be only in other volumes).

Oceanography as a science began only in the late 19th century, so this is a very early book on the topic. Lots of scientific tables and illustrations showing the early process of this field of science.