Oct 28, 2010 · Book Description Margaret Gatty 1809-1873 was an English writer of popular science. This volume, first published in 1872, contains detailed descriptions of over 350 British and European sundials, with their mottoes provided and where necessary translated. It remains a valuable reference for the various types of sundials and their mottoes. Oct 28, 2010 · This volume, first published in 1872, contains detailed descriptions of various styles of sundials, many taken from Gatty's own collection. Over 350 sundials from across Britain and Europe are described, and each sundial's location is noted in this work, which was one of the first popular books on the subject. This volume, first published in 1872, contains detailed descriptions of various styles of sundials, many taken from Gatty's After marrying the Rev. Alfred Gatty in 1839, she moved to Ecclesfield, Yorkshire, where she pursued her literary and scientific studies. Jun 01, 1973 · Sundials are attractive additions to any property and needn't look like the abominations sold on-line or in garden supply shops. This book provides the key to making some wonderful dials and even today, some 35 years after it was written it competes well with the computerized dial layout software. With a preface and brief memoir of Margaret Gatty by the editor, her daughter, Horatia K F Gatty. This work is a slightly more scientific edition of Margaret Gatty's book of sun dials in comparison to its original publication. However, as Horatia Gatty states to the preface, its intention is to deal with sun-dials from heir moral and poetical.
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During his lifetime he was best known for his study of the geography and history of pre-Roman Italy published 1840–2 and also reissued in the Cambridge Library Collection and his analyses of the fragmentary evidence for the Umbrian and Oscan languages, published in Latin in 1835–9 and now reissued in this volume. The Peterborough collection contains around 7,200 books printed before 1800 from the library of Peterborough Cathedral, and was deposited in Cambridge University Library in 1970. The library was mostly made up from the library of White Kennett, Bishop of Peterborough 1660-1728, many of whose manuscripts are now in the Lansdowne collection in. The Book of Sun-Dials Margaret Gatty 1809–73 was an English writer of popular science best known for her researches on sundials and British seaweeds. After marrying the Rev. Alfred Gatty in 1839, she moved to Ecclesfield, Yorkshire, where she pursued her literary and scientific studies. Book Description Margaret Gatty 1809–1873 was an English writer of popular science. This volume, first published in 1872, contains detailed descriptions of over 350 British and European sundials, with their mottoes provided and where necessary translated. It remains a valuable reference for the various types of sundials and their mottoes.
Edited by the Cambridge mathematician Norman Macleod Ferrers 1829–1903 and published in 1871, this collection comprises Green's influential essay and nine further papers. The Elements of Algebra Designed for the Use of Students in the University. This volume, first published in 1872, contains detailed descriptions of various styles of sundials, many taken from Gatty's own collection. Over 350 sundials from across Britain and Europe are described, and each sundial's location is noted in this work, which was one of the first popular books. THE original edition of this Book of Sun-dials was written by my Mother, Mrs. Alfred Gatty. It was published in 1872, only a year before her death; but she had begun the work many years previously, whilst she was still unmarried, and living with her father, the Rev. Alexander J. Scott, D.D., Vicar of Catterick. Oct 28, 2010 · Book Description Margaret Gatty 1809–1873 was an English writer of popular science. This volume, first published in 1872, contains detailed descriptions of over 350 British and European sundials, with their mottoes provided and where necessary translated. It remains a valuable reference for the various types of sundials and their mottoes.
Jul 09, 1996 · First published in English in 1970, Rohr's volume traces a history of sundials as well as the 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. Genre/Form: Rare books: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Gatty, Alfred, Mrs., 1809-1873. Book of sun-dials. London: Bell and Daldy, 1872. To send content items to your account, please confirm that you agree to abide by our usage policies. If this is the first time you use this feature, you will be asked to authorise Cambridge Core to connect with your account. Find out more about sending content to.
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Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for The Book of Sun-Dials Cambridge Library Collection - Technology at. Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users. Jul 17, 2009 · Benefiting from a unique collaboration between the worlds oldest publisher and the renowned Cambridge University Library, the Cambridge Library Collection makes accessible in new ways important. Dec 02, 2016 · While not the only collection of sundial quotes, one which exemplifies the meaning and importance of sundial codas is a guide called, fittingly, The Book of.
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