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Lester (E.R.): John Kalabergo of Banbury
O/P. 99 pages + 32 page facsimile Banbury directory for 1851, 1975. John Kalabergo was born in Italy and settled in Banbury making and selling barometers and repairing and selling clocks. In 1851 Kalabergo's nephew, William Kalabergo, arrived from Italy to work for him, but within 3 months John was dead - murdered by his nephew. William Kalabergo was the last person to be publicly hanged at Oxford. A good copy of the hardback edition, top of most pages a little wrinkled due to water, front cover a little marked. (Ref: K2309 - D1)

Price: 16.00

Middleton (W.E.K.): The History of the Barometer

Middleton (W.E. K.): The History of the Barometer
NEW. 489 pages, lots of figures, the 1994 reprint of a book first published in 1964. This is an excellent detailed account of the barometer from its invention by Torricelli in the 1640's and all the improvements made up to about 1950. Mercury barometers and barographs are studied in detail, as is the development of aneroid mechanisms. The appendix describes the more important barometers studied by the author in museums and institutions around the world. With dust jacket. (Ref: N435)
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Price: 24.95
Negretti & Zambra: A Treatise on Meteorological Instruments

Negretti & Zambra: A Treatise on Meteorological Instruments
NEW. 176 pages, reprint of a book first published in 1864. A detailed work describing the principles and construction of barometers, hygrometers, rain guages, anemometers, ozonometers and other meteorological instruments. Paperback. (Ref: N224)
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Price: 7.95

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