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The Art of Dialling, By a New, Easie, and Most Speedy Way, Shewing How to Describe the Houre-lines upon all Sorts of Plaines, Howsoever, or in What Latitude so-ever Scituated; As Also, to Find the Suns Azimuth, Whereby the Sight of Any Plaine is Examined

by Foster, Samuel. Edited by Frederick W. Sawyer III

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North American Sundial Society, 2001. Limited facsimile edition, #8 of twenty-two, based on the 1638 and 1675 editions of this work. Very good oversized hardcover in blue binding without dust jacket. Light wear along the edges of the boards with minor bumping to the head and heel of the spine. 60 pages. The first part of this work is a facsimile of the 1638 edition of The Art of Dialling and the second part has the text of the 1638 and 1675 editions side by side for comparison. Uncommon in hardcover.



  • Bookseller: Motte & Bailey, Booksellers US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 17813
  • Title: The Art of Dialling, By a New, Easie, and Most Speedy Way, Shewing How to Describe the Houre-lines upon all Sorts of Plaines, Howsoever, or in What Latitude so-ever Scituated; As Also, to Find the Suns Azimuth, Whereby the Sight of Any Plaine is Examined
  • Author: Foster, Samuel. Edited by Frederick W. Sawyer III
  • Book condition: Used
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: North American Sundial Society
  • Date published: 2001
  • Keywords: sundials sundial dialing technology antiques time measuring
  • Bookseller catalogs: Antiques & Crafts;

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