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

Author(s): Richard Inwards

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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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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.

General Fields

  • : 9781906506384
  • : Papadakis Publisher
  • : Papadakis Publisher
  • : March 2013
  • : 170mm X 130mm
  • : April 2013
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Richard Inwards
  • : Hardback
  • : English
  • : 128
  • : full colour throughout, includes photographs, includes illustrations