Sundials - World's Oldest Clocks

North American Sundial Society


Pyramid of El Pueblito, Corregidora,Mexico
photo by Ruben Nohuitol

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Join or Renew your membership in NASS and receive your quarterly issues to The Compendium and keep up with sundial construction, history, and events.

Annual membership in the North American Sundial Society includes four issues of The Compendium, available in print, CD-R discs, or down-loadable digital editions. Since June 2010, the print edition comes in full color, while the CD-R and digital editions not only come in digital color, but from time to time offer software features and other bonus material not available in print. The Digital Compendium is available in PDF format by Internet download or on a CD-R disc sent via postal mail.  PDF documents can be read using Adobe Reader® or other PDF applications such as PDF Complete.  NASS membership and subscription can be made for one or two years, with North American and rest of world rates.

New Membership Rates

We offer 1 and 2 year subscriptions when you join or renew NASS membership.  You may use PayPal with one of the following pull-down tabs with Compendium subscription option.  If you do not want to use PayPal, download the subscription form (see below).


MEMBERSHIP Plus COMPENDIUM                                                                           NASS Rates Effective December 1, 2016
Compendium Options
Compendium Options


MEMBERSHIP Plus COMPENDIUM                                                                           NASS Rates Effective December 1, 2016
Compendium Options
Compendium Options


Or, you can use the membership form and pay US Dollars sent to NASS Vice President Art Paque or for those in the United Kingdom pay in GB Pounds sent to Graham Aldred.  If paying by check, include your subscription option, address and email address:  DOWNLOAD SUBSCRIPTION FORM BELOW

          In North America                                                      In the United Kingdom
          Make Check Payable to:   NASS                           Make Check Payable to:   NASS UK
          Send Check & Form to:                                          Send Check & Form to:
          Art Paque                                                                  Graham Aldred
          4229 South Coventry Court                                  4 Sheardall Avenue, Disley
          New Berlin, WI 53151, USA                                  Stockport SK12 2DE, UK

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The North American Sundial Society

Publications Order Form

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Digital Publications on CD
Title Pricing  
ShadowCatchers USD GBP Cost
I Foster - The Art of Dialling (1638/1675) $10 £6    
II Foster - Posthuma Fosteri (1652) $10 £6    
III Emerson - Dialling (1770) $12 £7    
IV Clerke - The Spot-Dial (1687) $7 £4.50    
V Strode - A New And Easie Method To The Art Of Dyalling (1688) $10 £6    
VI Sturmy - The Art Of Dialling By The Gnomical Scale (1679) $8 £5    
VII Foster - Elliptical, Or Azimuthal Horologiography (1654) $15 £9    
VIII Jacques Ozanam - A Treatise of Gnomonicks (1712) $15 £9    
All 8 ShadowCatcher volumes $60 £35    
ShadowCatchers are also available in softbound (perfect binding) printed volumes  Online Store
NASS Repository (Includes all back issues of The Compendium) $30 £18    
NASS Repository Update (Original CD must be returned) $15 £9    
Gunella – Analemmas $15 £9    
Dialing Patents $10 £6    
Payment for non-US$ or GB£ Purchases. Total  
If you would like to use your PayPal account you have the option to transfer U.S. dollars to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - include a listing of the items ordered.
Payment may still be made by mail in either U.S. dollars or British pounds. U.S. dollar checks must be drawn on a U.S. bank - or a bank with a U.S. office and routing number - and should be payable to NASS. British pound cheques should be payable to NASS UK.  Include a listing of the items ordered.
Mail USD orders to
Fred Sawyer
27 Ninas Way - Hampton Run
Manchester CT 06040-6388 USA.

GBP orders to
Graham Aldred
4 Sheardhall Avenue, Disley,
Stockport SK12 2DE UK.