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Carriage and Other Traveling Clocks

Roberts, Derek

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ISBN 10: 0887404545 / ISBN 13: 9780887404542
Published by Atglen, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.: Schiffer Pub Ltd, 1993
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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Title: Carriage and Other Traveling Clocks

Publisher: Atglen, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.: Schiffer Pub Ltd

Publication Date: 1993

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Edition: 1st Edition

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Synopsis:

The beauty of carriage clocks and their accompanying cases is an integral part of their design, but one aspect-their intricate movements-also displays solutions to mechanical problems that only the genius designer could solve. In this major new work by an expert clock historian and restorer, the reader will find over 400 exquisite color and 285 black-and-white photographs of hundreds of traveling clocks, as well as the explanations of all the major designers' work from the 17th century forward. Special chapters present the work of noted clockmakers Breguet, Garnier, Vulliamy, Cole, Frodsham, McCabe, Dent, white and more. Swiss, Austrian, French, English, and a few American traveling clocks are included. Since these clocks were technically advanced, scientific instruments of their day, they first were made for royal and wealthy patrons with the finest gilt, porcelain enamel, and jeweled materials. The book displays these fantastically beautiful works of art-miniature clocks as well as full-size ones-and more common popular styles available today.

About the Author:

Derek Roberts is the author of British Longcase Clocks and Continental and American Skeleton Clocks, as well as other books and numerous horological catalogues and articles. He is a lecturer and runs a specialized clocks business in Tonbridge, Kent, England.

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