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Cowham (M.): A Study of the Quadrant

Cowham (M.): A Study of the Quadrant
NEW. 65 pages, illustrated, 2014. This book describes and illustrates 21 different types of quadrant and explains how to use the various functions engraved on them. Many of the quadrants can be used to construct sundials and this is also explained in the text. A CD is included with the book and contains about 50 quadrant designs (in .tiff and .jpeg format) to enable the reader to construct working models and understand their use. Card covers. (Ref: N3630)
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Price: 20.00
Cowham (M.J.) [Editor]: Sundials of the British Isles

Cowham (M.J.) [Editor]: Sundials of the British Isles
NEW. 258 pages, well illustrated in colour, 2005. An excellent book describing and illustrating sundials from the Saxon period to the present day. The dials, of many different types, are located at stately homes, churches and other interesting buildings. The book also has chapters on the early dials of Great Britain and on dials in stained glass windows. With dust jacket. (Ref: N829)
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Price: 48.00

Dalton (O.M.) : A Portable Dial in the form of a book, with figures derived from Raymond Lul
O/P. [14 pages], 2 plates, 1925. A paper on a portable sundial, now in the British Museum, made in Rome in 1593. The article is contained in a volume of Archaeologia. Good copy. (Ref: K3267 - V3)

Price: 10.00

Daniel (C.St.J.H.): Clocks - The Sundial Page
O/P. Parts 2, 3, 4, 5 & 6, each of about 30 pages. A compilation of photocopied articles originally published in Clocks Magazine, reproduced in this form 1998 - 2005. Sold with what I believe may be Part 1 of the series, but it has a different title. Useful reading for sundial enthusiasts, but the reproduction of the illustrations is poor. Very good condition, card covers. (Ref: K4358 - B1)

Price: 10.00

Daniel (C. St. J.H.): Sundials
O/P. 56 pages, illus., 2nd edition, 2004. A good inexpensive introduction to sundials. A fine copy. Card covers. (Ref: K3734 - BX6)

Price: 4.00

Daniel (C. St. J.H.): Sundials

Daniel (C. St. J.H.): Sundials
S/H. 32 pages, illustrated, 1986. A good inexpensive introduction to sundials. A fine copy. Card covers. (Ref: K1965 - D1)

Price: 2.50

Daniel (C. St. J.H.): Sundials
O/P. 56 pages, illus., 2nd edition, 2004. A good inexpensive introduction to sundials. A fine copy. Card covers. (Ref: K3734 - BX6)

Price: 4.00

Davis (J.) editor: BSS Sundial Glossary - A sourcebook of dialling data
O/P. 84 pages, illustrated, 2nd edition, 2004. Published by the British Sundial Society this as a very useful list with explanations of abstruse, antiquated, dialectical or technical terms. This edition includes brief biographies of the main people involved in the development of dialling and several appendices with useful data. A very good copy, card covers. (Ref: K4277 - L3)

Price: 15.00

Drinkwater (P.I.): Oronce Fin's First Book of Solar Horology
O/P. 31 pages, illustrated, 1990. A biography of Finé followed by a translation and interpretation of Finé's first book of solar horology first published in 1560. The first book deal with sundials as generally understood (a stationary device with a moving shadow), and a nocturnal. Very good copy, card covers. (Ref: K3589 - BX17)

Price: 9.00

Drinkwater (P.I.): The Art of Sundial Construction
O/P. 74 pages + 6 page appendix, figures, 2nd edition, 1987. A delightful book on the construction of several types of accurate sundials. A fine copy. Card covers. (Ref: K3593 - D2)

Price: 12.00

Earle (A.M.):  Sun-Dials and Roses of Yesterday

Earle (A.M.): Sun-Dials and Roses of Yesterday
O/P. 461 pages, illustrated, 1st edition, 1902. A delightful book on garden sundials, with chapters on design and classification. A very good copy in original decorated cloth binding with gilt lettering. (Ref: K3401 - X2)
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Price: 80.00
Foster (S.): Posthuma Fosteri: The Description of a Ruler upon which is inscribed divers Scales ..

Foster (S.): Posthuma Fosteri: The Description of a Ruler upon which is inscribed divers Scales ..
O/P. 80 pages, figures, facsimile reprint, 2001. The book, originally published in London in 1652, describes a ruler with 9 engraved scales and gives instructions on how to use the scales to solve many of the standard problems of drawing sundials. Foster was probably the inventor of this type of scale. A fine copy. (Ref: K4262 - CR9)
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Price: 25.00
Foster (S.): The Art of Dialling; by a New, Easie, and Most Speedy Way

Foster (S.): The Art of Dialling; by a New, Easie, and Most Speedy Way
O/P. 39 pages, figures, facsimile reprint, 2001. A early work on dialling, originally published in London in 1638. Bound with this work is a 60-page, side by side, comparison of the first edition of 1638 and the second edition of 1775. A fine copy. (Ref: K4263 - CR9)
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Price: 25.00
Fulcrand (J.) & Bourge (P.): Midi au Soleil - Comment raliser un cadran solaire?

Fulcrand (J.) & Bourge (P.): Midi au Soleil - Comment raliser un cadran solaire?
O/P. 112 pages, illustrated, 5th edition 1994. A practical book showing how to make various types on sundial, illustrated with photographs of extant dials located around France. A fine copy, card covers. [French language] (Ref: K1971 - D1)

Price: 18.00

Gatty (A.): The Book of Sun-dials originally compiled by the late Mrs Alfred Gatty now enlarged and re-edited by H. K. F. Eden and Eleanor Lloyd
O/P. 529 pages, illustrated, facsimile reprint of 4th edition, no date. A low cost facsimile of the 4th edition, originally published in 1900, with a wealth of information on sundials and sundial mottoes. A good copy, card covers. (Ref: K4275 - CR9)

Price: 18.00

Gotteland (A.) & Camus (G.): Sundials in Paris
O/P. 29 pages, 1995. A useful guide to public sundials in Paris, translated from Cadrans Solaires de Paris by Walker and Wells for use on a British Sundial Society visit to Paris in 1995. Very good copy, card covers. (Ref: K3695 - BX11)

Price: 5.00

Gouk (P.): The Ivory Sundials of Nuremberg 1500 - 1700
O/P. 144 pages, 18 plates, 131 figures, 1988. A comprehensive study of the Nuremberg ivory diptychs including why they are made of ivory, how they work, who made them and the market for them. The final 30 pages are a catalogue of an exhibition of 61 dials, held at Cambridge in 1988. Fine copy (with Francis Wadsworth's bookplate inside front cover), card covers. (Ref: K1952 - N2)

Price: 15.00

Green (A.R.): Sundials Incised Dials or Mass-Clocks
O/P. 203 pages, figs., 16 plates, 1926. This is one of the classic works on scratch dials - a study of the time-markers of medieval churches, containing descriptions, photographs, diagrams and analysis of dials, chiefly in Hampshire, but also in various other English counties. A very good copy, cloth slightly rubbed. (Ref: K1759 - G2)

Price: 50.00

Henslow (T.G.W.): Ye Sundial Booke
O/P. 422 pages, illustrated, 1935. A delightful book with sketches of sundials (mainly in Great Britain), verses for sundials, the setting of a sundial and a brief history of the sundial. With foreword by Beverley Nichols. A very good copy. (Ref: K3591 - CR9)

Price: 30.00

Herbert (A.P.): Sundials Old and New
O/P. 198 pages, 15 plates, 1st edition, 1967. A practical book on dialling, explaining the science of dials and their construction. A good copy, with good dust jacket. (Ref: K1974 - K1)

Price: 40.00


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