2000, Reprint ed. 1991, 15,5 x 23,5 cm), x = 246 pp. English, 27 ills. softcover.
An invaluable reference guide for collectors, dealers and fine art auctioneers. This book is an alphabetical list of over 4,000 barometer makers and retailers who were active in England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland from the time of the earliest domestic instruments up to 1900. The list includes working or estimated working dates, business addresses where known and other activities engaged in by makers. Other information given includes unusual styles of instruments made or handled, the relationship between some makers, their achievements and other items of interest.