A BEAUTIFUL BINDING 1902 'Sundials & Roses of Yesterday' A M Earle 44 X black & white photo plates 7 photos & engravings throughout! - image 1 of 15

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A simply fabulous book on Sundials and the Roses that so often accompany them.
In excellent condition, it is still in its original slip case [which has protected it well] and even the spine is excellent.
Here we have roses and sundials as entities and as symbols and even the Rosicrucians are covered.

Chapters: the charm & Sentiment of Sundials ~ Noon-Marks, Spot Dials, Window Dials ~ Classification of Sun-dials ~ The Construction of Sun-dials ~ Ingenious Diallers ~ Portable dials ~ The Sun-dial as an Emblem ~ Symbolic DEsigns for Sun-dials ~ Pedestals & Gnomons~ The Setting of Sun-dials ~ Sun-dial Mottoes ~ The Sun-dial as a Memorial ~ Pliny Saieth: Concerning Roses and Garlands ~ Ros Solis, Rose Plate, and Rosee ~ The Emblem of the Rose in English History ~ Our Grandmother's Roses ~ The Rosicrucians ~ The Sundial of Ahaz ~ Rural Saints and Phrophets ~ A story of Four Dials.

44 X black & white photo plates 7 photos & engravings throughout!
measures 7 3/4 by % 3/4 inches
461 pages

A really fascinating book for all who love gardens, roses and of course dials ... the most romatic of ways to tell the time - and perhaps it will yet be shewn to be the most useful .....

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A BEAUTIFUL BINDING 1902 'Sundials & Roses of Yesterday' A M Earle 44 X black & white photo plates 7 photos & engravings throughout!

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