Sundials and Roses of Yesterday : Garden Delights Which Are Here Displayed in Every Truth and Are Moreover Regarded as Emblems [E-Book] / Alice Morse Earle.
Earle, Alice Morse, (author)
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2013
1 online resource (xxiii, 461 pages, 40 unnumbered pages leaves of plates)
Cambridge library collection
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Table of Contents:
  • The charm and sentiment of sun-dials
  • Noon-marks, spot-dials, window-dials
  • Classification of sun-dials
  • The construction of sun-dials
  • Ingeniose diallers
  • Portable dials
  • The sun-dial as an emblem
  • Symbolic designs for sun-dials
  • Pedestals and gnomons
  • The setting of sun-dials
  • Sun-dial mottoes
  • The sun-dial as a memorial
  • Pliny saieth : concerning roses and garlands
  • Rosa solis, rose plate, and rosee
  • The emblem of the rose in English history
  • Our grandmothers' roses
  • The Rosicrucians
  • The sun-dial of Ahaz
  • Rural saints and prophets
  • A story of four dials.