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Manual of the Mercurial and Aneroid Barometers
John Henry Belville
Turner & Devereux Publishers, London, rare 1975 consolidated reprint of the 1840 and 1849 originals on each subject

Very fine condition. Clean, with sound binding.

Paperbound. 4.75 x 7.5 inches. 32 Pages, several line drawings and tables. A book dealing primarily with the technical aspect of barometers, not the esthetics. The aneroid barometer is handled in its own appended section of 1849. A useful insight into the thinking of the 19th century regarding barometers as weather predictors and altimeters.
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$ 22.50
$ 3.33
brms4
Antique Barometers: An Illustrated Survey
Edwin Banfield
Wayland Publications, England, 1976 first edition

Cover wrinkled and spotted, pages clean and undamaged

Paperbound, stapled assembly. 6 x 8.75 inches. 119 Pages, about 100 black & white photographs, line drawings, and copies of historic documents. A well-illustrated guide to English barometers in general, from the earliest mercury ones to the later aneroids. Each major type, wheel or banjo, stick, angle, marine, Fitzroy, and scientific instruments is discussed in detail, with progress by the major contributors documented along the way. A good, compact study of the subject.
ISBN•ASIN: ISBN 0950527203
$ 15.50
$ 3.33
brms5
The Banfield Collection of Barometers
Dreweatt Neate Auctioneers, Donnington, Newbury, Berkshire, England
Condition like new

Paperbound. 8.5 x 10.75 inches, 116 pages, over 300 color photographs. This is the catalog from the 2007 auction in England of the author and collector Edwin Banfield's collection of barometers, plus other instruments and clocks. A very good reference book for the owner or dealer.
ISBN•ASIN: none
$ 25.00
$ 3.86
brms6
Barometers Wheel or Banjo
Edwin Banfield
Baros Books, Trowbridge, Wiltshire, England, 1985 first edition

Dust cover intact with minor tears and shelf wear. Book like new.

Hardbound with dust cover. 6 x 9.25 inches, 150 pages, over 165 b/w photos and illustrations. From the dust cover: The author traces the history of the wheel (circular dial) or banjo barometer, with the help of more than 165 illustrations, and gives advice on how they should be handled and maintained. The chapters are arranged chronologically with examples from the earliest (1665) to the latest (1900).
ISBN•ASIN: 0948382015
$ 22.00
$ 3.33
brms7
Barometers Stick or Cistern Tube
Edwin Banfield
Baros Books, Trowbridge, Wiltshire, England, 1985 first edition

Dust cover intact with minor tears and shelf wear. Book in very good and clean condition.

Hardbound with dust cover. 6 x 9.25 inches, 246 pages, almost 300 b/w photos and illustrations. From the dust cover: The author traces the history of the cistern or stick, angle, marine, station, Fitzroy, and two-liquid barometers, with the help of almost 300 illustrations, and gives advice on how they should be handled and maintained. The chapters are arranged chronologically with examples from the earliest (1660) to the latest (1900).
ISBN•ASIN: 0948382007
$ 22.00
$ 3.33
brms8
Barometers Aneroid and Barographs
Edwin Banfield
Baros Books, Trowbridge, Wiltshire, England, 1985 first edition

Dust cover intact with very minor shelf wear. Book in like new condition.

Hardbound with dust cover. 6 x 9.25 inches, 151 pages, 130 b/w photos and illustrations. From the dust cover: The author traces the history of aneroid barometers, barographs, storm glasses, and weather houses with the help of 130 illustrations. The chapters are arranged chronologically with examples from the earliest (1843) to the latest (1936).
ISBN•ASIN: 0948382023
$ 18.00
$ 3.33



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