Weather Forecasting The Country Way
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Cloth, dj, F/F. 56pp, b/w illustrations by Thomas Bewick, a nice fine copy. A collection of all the country sayings & proverbs relating to the weather, which enable one to forecast the weather by observing nature. 350 grams. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 22295
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You might know that a herd of cows lying down can indicate rain, but what can goats, rabbits and even fish tell you about the weather? And while a red sky at night is a shepherd’s delight, what might a rainbow in the evening mean to a cricketer?
This delightful little book is peppered with amusing asides and explains how to forecast weather by observing natural barometers like animal behaviour, plant growth and the wind, clouds, stars and moon. Robin Page demonstrates that, by applying common sense to country lore, you’ll find it far easier to decide whether to head out for a 10-mile hike or stay tucked up by the fire with a cocoa!
Rezension: Good light reading, it is spiced with amusing asides and pretty pictures ( New Scientist)
Titel: Weather Forecasting The Country Way
Verlag: Davis Poynter
Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Dust Jacket Included
Auflage: 2nd impression.
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