BAROGRAPHS - by P R Collins (0412 019526) Using a wide selection of illustrations, the author traces the development of the barograph. The information contained in the book helps the reader to appreciate the large variety of barographs there are in circulation today and also to recognise when found in auction houses, shops and fairs.140pages.Soft c
BIZARRE BAROMETERS AND OTHER UNUSUAL WEATHER FORECASTERS - by P R Collins (0412 019626) This book is a miscellany of strange weather instruments from early weather glasses, novelty barometers right up to modern times. Among the weird and wonderful weather predictors uncovered are some of nature's barometers; sharks, frogs and leeches. No weather forecaster should be without this. 100Pages.SoftC
BANFIELD FAMILY COLLECTION OF BAROMETERS - by Edwin Banfield (0412 019726) This book is an illustrated guide to the Banfield Family Collection of Baro- meters. It contains over 300 photographs of stick, wheel and aneroid barometers and barographs made between 1680 to the present day. The book also includes an introduction to the collection and description of each instrument. Soft cov.
A TREATISE ON METEOROLOGICAL INSTRUMENTS - by Negretti & Zambra (0412 019826) The contents of this book is a faxilimie of the original and was written by the universally known manufacturers Negretti & Zambra, and first published in 18 The book describes the method of construction, and practical uses of barometers thermometers, hygrometers etc. Helped by 98 illustrations.152pages. Soft cover.
FITZROY AND HIS BAROMETERS - by Philip R. Collins (0412 019426) In this book, P R Collins links Robert FitzRoy's early learnt weather knowledge to his appointment in 1854 as chief of the newly formed Meteorological Office. He investigates the first FitzRoy barometers and those he helped to design in order to begin weather forecasting in Britain.Numerous illustrations.144pp.Soft
BAROMETERS - By Anita McConnell (0412 020526) This book covers the origins of early barometers and goes on to detail their uses as scientific instruments and also decorative items for the home. The chapters range from portable and aneroid barometers, weather forecasting, further reading and appropriate places to visit etc. Soft cover. 32 pages.
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