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Sundials

Rene R. J. ROHR

Sundials

history. theory and practice

by Rene R. J. ROHR

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Published by University of Toronto Press in Toronto .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementRene R J Rohr.
The Physical Object
Paginationx,142p. :
Number of Pages142
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19568706M

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This book covers graphical or analytic techniques for laying out sundials on just about any surface that doesn't move, horizontal, vertical (facing any direction), slanted, or even the ceiling. He also discusses the movable kind, like a "shepherd's dial".Cited by: First published in English inRohr's volume traces a history of sundials as well as Sundials book science behind their operation.

Along with measuring time, some of these devices also followed the movements of the moon and were accurate solar calendars.

This is for both the lay reader and the scientist by: Sundials: Their Construction and Use by R. Newton Mayall and Margaret W. Mayall. Their illustrations are not 'modern media' but definitely clear enough.

It has lots more information for the buck than D. Savoie's Sundials. Savoie's book is easy to read and covers many basic types of by: the book of sun-dials originally compiled by the late mrs. alfred gatty. now Sundials book and re-edited by h.

eden and eleanor lloyd. london: george bell and sons mdcccc. This copiously illustrated book charts the evolution of sundials around the world from the earliest neolithic rondels and stone circles, such as Stonehenge, to the present day.

This history is in effect the story of Man's understanding of the heavens, and his own place in the cosmos.4/5. A nice book, which does in fact provide detailed instructions on building several types of sundials. (I didn't know there were so many.) The geometry of solar motion, the distinctions between apparent and mean time and between local and standard time, the analemma the sun traces on the sky over the course of a year are all given detailed treatment/5.

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But even The sundial just left me without words. This book is an hilarious scene of how a family can collaborate and work together with a strange sense of /5.

The Sundial is a novel by American writer Shirley Jackson. 2 Themes and criticism. 4 External links. The Sundial tells the story of the residents of the Halloran house, opening on the evening of the funeral of Lionel Halloran, the house's master. Lionel's wife, Maryjane, is convinced that Lionel was pushed down the stairs and murdered by Author: Shirley Jackson.

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"Small Treatise on the Calculation of Tables for the Construction of Inclined Sundials" is another Arabic manuscript, from the 16th century, about the mathematical calculations used to create sundials.

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The provided seating areas allow you to sit down and review your selections. The pricing also makes /5(62). History of the sundial -- Some gnomonic cosmography -- Classical sundials -- Inclined dials -- Solar calendars -- Analemmatic dials -- Moon dials -- Elevation dials, azimuth dials, direction dials, and others -- Remarkable dials, past and present -- Inscriptions on sundialsPages: Sundial Books is a must visit store when visiting Chincoteague Island.

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Bibliography. Earle, AM (). Sundials and Roses of d, VT: Charles E. Tuttle. ISBN LCCN CS1 maint: ref=harv Reprint of book published by Macmillan (New York).Rohr, RRJ (). Sundials: History, Theory, and Practice.

translated by G. York: Dover Publications. ISBN CS1 maint: ref=harv Slightly amended reprint of the   And if you don't have a permenant spot for your sundial, try making a portable sundial with this Mosaic Sundial Garden Art Kit which can be put on your grass and picked up when you have to mow.

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