FitzRoy: The Remarkable Story of Darwin's Captain and the Invention of the Weather Forecast

By: Gribbin, John ; Gribbin, Mary

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No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. First Edition, First Printing. 8vo; 9.5 inches tall; with Chapter Notes, Bibliography and Index. Illustrated. --------- [A] finely drawn portrait that emerges from FitzRoy is of a very British hero in the mold of Nelson, who sacrificed his health and personal fortune in the service of his country. [Gavin Bell, Daily Telegraph]

Title: FitzRoy: The Remarkable Story of Darwin's Captain and the Invention of the Weather Forecast

Author Name: Gribbin, John ; Gribbin, Mary

Categories: BIOGRAPHY / AUTOBIOGRAPHY / MEMOIR,

Edition: 1st Edition

Publisher: New Haven and London, Yale University Press: 2004

ISBN Number: 0300103611

ISBN Number 13: 9780300103618

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fine

Jacket Condition: Fine

Type: Book

Seller ID: 010772

Keywords: Darwin; Natural History; Climatology,