Weather Lore: A Collection of Proverbs, Sayings and Rules Concerning the Weather: Volume II: Sun, Moon & Stars the Elements – Sky, Air, Sound, Heat

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Weather Lore: A Collection of Proverbs, Sayings and Rules Concerning the Weather: Volume II: Sun, Moon & Stars the Elements – Sky, Air, Sound, Heat Author: Format: Hardback First Published: Published By: Papadakis
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Pages: 128 Illustrations and other contents: full colour throughout, includes photographs, includes illustrations Language: English ISBN: 9781906506384 Categories: , ,

This is a charming and beautifully illustrated book, first published in 1893, covering all aspects of the weather including: Times and Seasons, Months, Days of the week, Winter birds and times of their arrival, Sun, Moon and Stars, Wind, Clouds, Mists, Haze, Dew, Fog, Sky, Air, Sound, Sea, Tide, Heat, Rain, Rainbow, Frost, Hail, Snow, Ice, Thunder and Lightning. Measuring instruments include: Barometer, Thermometer, Hygrometer, Telescope, Spectroscope. Animals include: Quadrupeds, Birds, Fish, Molluscs, Reptiles, Insects, Plants etc. This new edition has been completely redesigned and is fully illustrated with reproductions of woodcuts, photographs and drawings throughout.

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Author Biography

Richard Inwards was born in 1840, and lived a fascinating life travelling the world in his capacity as a manager of international mining projects. After settling in England he became joint editor of the Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society. He became president of the society in 1894.