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Sundials Australia

By Margaret Folkard and John Ward
Published by Sundials Australia, 1996

Reviewed by Mike Oates

This second edition has been enlarged and improved and includes everything you over wanted to know about sundials. It includes historical development of sundials, how to calculate the hour divisions for making your own and the range of different types available.

The authors are both physicists who design, build and install sundials all over Australia and the world. Several of their sundials can be seen in New Zealand including an armillary sphere in the Wellington Botanic Garden.

New Zealand Garden Journal: Journal of the Royal New Zealand Institute of Horticulture 1997 2(1): 26

This site includes an article by the authors on sundials

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