THE WEATHER WATCHERS: 100 Years of the Bureau of Meteorology

By: Day, David

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xiii, + 530pp., chronological rainfall map endpapers. Illustrated throughout: colour, duo-tone and monochrome halftone plates (various sources). Book clean and square. Bright gilt title over lightly bumped spine. Plain grey/blue boards undamaged. Textblock unmarked. Colour, photographically-illustrated (Tropical Cyclone 'Ingrid', 7 March, 2005 - photo courtesy of NASA) loose-plastic protected dustjacket slightly bumped and edgeworn only. Written by multi-award winning biographer and historian David Day (1949- ), this book is part institutional history, part drama, and part natural history . . . a gripping story of the Bureau of Meteorology and the colourful characters who have been part of the bureau since its inception (over) 100 years ago . . . Contents include: Prelims., Foreword, Preface, List of Abbs., Some Milestones in Australian Meteorology, 24 chapters, Appendices, Sources, Notes, Bibliography, Index. Book weight approx. 1.68 KG. * Customers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall

Title: THE WEATHER WATCHERS: 100 Years of the Bureau of Meteorology

Author Name: Day, David

Categories: Australian History, History - Companies and Organisations, Australiana,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Melbourne, VIC, Australia, MUP Custom/Bureau of Meteorology: 2007

ISBN Number: 0522852750

ISBN Number 13: 9780522852752

Binding: Hardcover and Dustjacket

Book Condition: Very Good +

Jacket Condition: Very Good +

Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Seller ID: 013060

Keywords: Local History, Australia, Science and Technology, Bureau of Meteorology (History), Day, David, 1949- , Insitutional History, Natural History