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The Clockmakers Company - A History of the London Guild of Clockmakers Including Biographies of Famous Members

Anon

This antiquarian volume contains a detailed history of the 'London Guild of Clockmakers', including biographies of famous members. Containing fascinating and insightful information on the guild, as well as offering descriptions and illustrations of their most notable achievements in clockmaking, this text will greatly appeal to those with an interest in the guild, and it makes for a great addition to collections of clock-related literature. Famous members for whom biographies are given include: Edward East, Henry Jones, Edward Barlow, Tompion and Graham, George Graham, Daniel Quare, Fromanteel, Dr. Hooke, Christian Huygens, John Ellicott, Henry Sully, Equation Clock by Enderlin, John Harrison... as well as others. This old work is being republished now complete with a new introduction on the history of clocks and watches.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Rimbault Press
  • Publish Date: Jan 20th, 2011
  • Pages: 76
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 8.50in - 5.50in - 0.18in - 0.24lb
  • EAN: 9781446529270
  • Categories: Engineering (General)Clocks & WatchesHistory
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