London: MacMillan and Co, 1873. First edition. Hardcover. 23 x 15 cm. Octavo. 577 pages. Red cloth. Fold out map in rear. 7 plates. Previous owner's bookplate inside front cover. Partially cracked front hinge. Foxing. Some rubbing to the edges of the cloth. Two small gouge marks on back cover. Very Good -. Item #52397
Forbes is known for the data he collected, Forbes data, measurements of the boiling point of water at different elevations.