A history of the mechanical clock from the early fourteenth century up to the late nineteenth century, Clocks Their Origin and Development 1320-1880 provides a survey of the first basic inventions to the first useable timekeepers up to portable clocks and watches. All clocks are presented with their country of origin, the date or period of production as well as specific technical and artistic details. This two-volume book contains a wealth of information with high quality photography. It is a an indispenable resource for the internationally oriented clock collector and a source of reading and viewing pleasure for those interested in antiques in general and antique clocks in particular.
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Book Description Snoeck, Gent, Belgium, 2004. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. First Edition. NEW COPY. 2 volumes with a total of 1032 pages and about 950 colour illustrations, 2004. A comprehensive account of the origins and development of the mechanical clock with a comparative horological history of the leading European clockmaking countries - England, France, Germany, Italy and the Netherlands. The book has excellent illustrations of dials, cases and movements of 350 clocks and is a major new reference work. With dust jackets and slipcase. This is the English language edition of a large 2 volume work with page size 13 inches x 9¾ inches. As this book weighs 8 kg please email us for shipping costs. Bookseller Inventory # N817