Alfred Pearce The Weather Guide-Book 1864

Pearce, Alfred J. ‘The Weather Guide-Book: a Concise Exposition of Astronomic-Meteorology’ Simpkin, Marshall & Co., 4, Stationers’ Hall Court, E. C., London, 1864. This copy from the Thyrza Escobar collection bears the stamp of L. H. Weston to front paste-down,  ffep and title page, and a pencilled note in the hand of Llewellyn George to ffep: ‘Not for sale – Saved for use of L. G.’.

Publisher’s original ornately stamped cloth (light wear to outer corners of boards and foot of front hinge of spine). (Separation to rear inner paper hinge, but webbing holding beneath.) [2] + [pp. iii-viii] + [pp. 7-141] + [3 pages of advertisements]

About this Book Scan

Carefully scanned from our original printing of the 1864 first edition.

Alfred John Pearce was one of the most prominent British astrologers over his long career stretching from the 1860s to the 1910s. The Weather Guide-Book was one of his earliest published books and is a concise treatise on astro-meteorology, or astrological weather prediction. Originals are now rare.