The Physics of Blown Sand and Desert Dunes (FIRST PRINTING W/ DJ)

The Physics of Blown Sand and Desert Dunes (FIRST PRINTING W/ DJ)

London: Methuen & Co., 1941. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. 5 3/4 X 8 3/4 Inches. 265 PP. Very Good / Very Good. Item #2569

The foundational book in the study of the transport of sand and sand dunes. An important 20th century scientific landmark book. The Physics of Blown Sand is still in print and has also been used by NASA in the study of sand on Mars. States "First Published in 1941" on the copyrigh page with no additional dates. Original publisher cloth with black title stamping to spine. DJ retains original "24s. net" price on front flap. Three PO names in ink. A bit of wear at joints, with a bit of cracking at front. Wear to edges and boards. DJ worn at edges and folds. A very collectible copy of a book that is seldom seen in either this condition or with a jacket.

Price: $350.00

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