Book Details + Condition: William Blackwood and Sons (Edinburgh, UK). First edition, 1873. Hardcover. 275 pages. Compilation of weather-related anecdotes and proverbs in English, French, Dutch, and other European languages, edited by English theologian Reverend Charles Swainson, who included his own explanatory notes. Includes a bibliography of sources and an appendix of various prognostics, such as trees, birds, and fish. Green cloth binding with gilt lettering to spine. Firm binding; light wear to boards; interior is clean and free of markings save library stamp and number to title page and library pocket to rear inside board.