Blue Hill Observatory Bookstore


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The 1955 Floods, Hurricanes Connie and Diane, August 17-19, 1955:
An Historical and Pictorial Summary

by William E. Minsinger

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This softcover book has 112 pages including over 120 photographs and diagrams
with detailed descriptions of the impact throughout the Northeast of the most
significant flooding event in Southern New England during the 20th Century.

The cost is $23.95, which includes $19.95 for the book and $4 for shipping and handling.

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Northeast Snowstorms

Volume I: Overview; Volume II: The Cases

by Paul J. Kocin and Louis W. Uccellini

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This new, double volume second edition is the most comprehensive analysis ever compiled
of snowstorms over the Northeastern United States. In words, photographs, tables,
weather maps, and diagrams the authors explore and describe in fascinating detail the
development, impact, and climatology of the largest snowstorms of the past century.

The cost is $105, which includes $95 for both volumes and $10 for shipping, tax and handling.

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Carol at 50: Remembering Her Fury

by Charles T. Orloff

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Hurricane Carol ripped through New England with winds up to 135 mph leaving a trail
of destruction in her path. Charles Talcott Orloff of the Blue Hill Observatory tells the
tale of Carol 50 years later through the stories and pictures of those who remember.

The cost is $23.95, which includes $19.95 for the book and $4 for shipping and handling.

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The 1927 Flood in Vermont and New England, November 3-7, 1927:
An Historical and Pictorial Summary

by William E. Minsinger

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This softcover book has 112 pages including 200 photographs and diagrams with detailed
descriptions of the impact throughout New England of this significant and historic flooding event.

The cost is $23.95, which includes $19.95 for the book and $4 for shipping and handling.

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The 1938 Hurricane: An Historical and Pictorial Summary

by William E. Minsinger

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A 128 page soft cover book detailing the destruction from the remarkable and
devastating storm. Over 150 photographs - some never before published - are included.

The cost is $23.95, which includes $19.95 for the book and $4 for shipping and handling.

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The Great Atlantic Hurricane, September 8-16, 1944:
An Historical and Pictorial Summary

by William E. Minsinger and Charles T. Orloff

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A softcover book with 64 pages and dozens of photographs and charts including a
complete summary of the storm from North Carolina through New England to Canada.

The cost is $12.50, which includes $10.00 for the book and $2.50 for shipping and handling.

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Hurricane Bob, August 16-20, 1991: A Brief History

by William E. Minsinger and Charles T. Orloff

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This book has 80 pages and 60 photographs and was published to mark the first
anniversary of the storm. Observations of rainfall, wind, tides, etc. are included
along with photographs and a town-by-town summary of the damage.

The cost is $12.50, which includes $10.00 for the book and $2.50 for shipping and handling.

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Other Available Weather Related Books.....


National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Weather

by David M. Ludlum

The Weather Book

by Jack Williams, USA Today

Braving the Elements : The Stormy History of American Weather

by David Laskin

The Weather Revolution : Innovations and Imminent Breakthroughs in Accurate Forecasting

Jack Fishman, Robert Kalish (Contributor)


To order any of these books by mail, please send your request with payment to:
Blue Hill Observatory
P.O. Box 500
East Milton, MA, 02186-0500