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Book Description Ken Roberts Publishing, 1994. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. Second Edition. 4to 11" - 13" tall; 376 pages. Seller Inventory # 4490
Book Description Ken Roberts Publishing, Fitzwilliam, NH, 1994. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 2nd Edition. 376 pages, over 200 figures, 2nd edition, 1994. The life and career of Eli Terry are well documented in this well researched book, as is the early period of American clock production using wooden movements. Terry was the originator of the American system of mass production using interchangeable parts, necessary for him to complete a contract for 4000 clocks in 1806 ¿ 1809. A very good copy with very good dust jacket. This is a large heavy book (1.65 kg) so additional shipping will be necessary. Seller Inventory # K3633
Book Description Ken Roberts Publishing, Fitzwilliam NH, 1994. Cloth. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Second revised edition, limited to only 1000 copies. Inscribed and signed by author. A "documented study of wood shelf clock manufacturing . . . profusely illustrated by some 500 photographs of clocks, movements, cases and labels, plus 59 plates and 75 tables . . . reviewing late eighteenth century clockmaking, Eli Terry's apprenticeship and early career at East Windsor . . . his subsequent relocation to Northbury . . . and soon after Plymouth . . . continued experimentation modifying 30-hour tall clock wooden movements, improving their action and reducing their size. . ." Terry was "the originator of mass production by interchangeable parts in America." 376 pages including index. Seller Inventory # 10727