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Beautiful Antique Clocks from Around the World - Descriptions, Stories, and the History of These Beautiful Clocks

Anon

This vintage book comprises a guide to some of the world's most beautiful antique clocks, complete with detailed descriptions, interesting stories, and comments on the history of these wonderful pieces. An interesting and informative guide, this book will appeal to those with a keen interest in historical clocks of note, and it is a book not to be missed by the discerning collector. The chapters of this volume include: Curious Griffin Clock--Water-Clock--Frankfort Clock--James I.'s Clockmakers--Clock a Surname--Dutch Musical Clock--Foreign Clockmakers in London--Charles I. charters the Clockmakers' Company--Early History of the Company--Clock of St. Margaret's, Westminster-- Clock at Augsburg--Clock in London Pageant, etcetera. We are republishing this vintage book now in an affordable, modern edition complete with a specially commissioned new introduction on the history of clocks and watches.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Roberts Press
  • Publish Date: Jan 20th, 2011
  • Pages: 139
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 8.50in - 5.50in - 0.33in - 0.41lb
  • EAN: 9781446529409
  • Categories: Engineering (General)Clocks & WatchesHistory
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