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Giuseppe TOALDO

Barometry. TOALDO. Novae Tabulae Barometri Aestusque Maris digestae.

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Giuseppe TOALDO
Barometry. TOALDO. Novae Tabulae Barometri Aestusque Maris digestae.
 

TOALDO, Giuseppe. Novae Tabulae Barometri Aestusque Maris digestae.  Padova, Tip. Seminario, 1773. 

In 4-to; original binding in boards; pp. XXVIII with a copper plate and 4 big folded printed tables out text.Fresh specimen with uncut wide margins

 

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The tables, with their explanatorytext, shows the variations of the flow and the reflux of the tides for afive-year period; and the barometric variations in the various periods of theyear, calculated on average eight years, for the period 1725-72. The author wasamong the initiators of scientific meteorology, based on long experimentalobservations. Giuseppe Toaldo 1719-97), a renowned mathematician andmeteorologist from Vicenza, was a professor at the University of Padua. For hismeteorological observations he built an observatory on the famous Ezzelinotower, where he carried out patient researches, especially those that thencalled the "toaldian cycles". 

Bibliography

Riccardi, II/525 n. 6; Poggendorff, II/1113.
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