Washington: Smithsonian, 1856. First Edition. hardcover. Illustrated with 6 charts and some text illustrations. Large 4to, cloth-backed marbled boards. Washington: Smithsonian, 1856. First Edition. Very good (+). very good(+).
An investigation on solar heat and light. This paper was approved by a Smithsonian Institution commission consisting of Benjamin Pierce, B.A. Gould, Jr., and Joseph Henry.