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Sundials: History, Theory, and Practice Paperback – 1 Feb 2000

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  • Paperback: 176 pages
  • Publisher: Dover Publications Inc.; New edition edition (1 Feb. 2000)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0486291391
  • ISBN-13: 978-0486291390
  • Product Dimensions: 28.6 x 1.3 x 21 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars 2 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 1,024,445 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Recounts the history of the development and proliferation of sundials, and reviews basic concepts of cosmology necessary for their design. Describes different types of devices, including rare and complex dials, lists popular sundial mottoes, and provides instructions for building a sundial. Includes b&w photos. This Dover edition is an unabridged r

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