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English Lantern Clocks

Hana, W.F.J.

Published by Blandford Press, Poole, Dorset (England), 1979
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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Medina, OH, U.S.A.

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Book itself is clean as a whistle with pristine blue boards showing no bumps. Dustjacket has not been price-clipped and is free of chips and tears. Only faults are a thin blue line against dark blue cover at top front edge and a small tear at bottom of spine. Most handsome in mylar cover. Illustrated profusely with black and white photos and drawings -- 145 photos of clocks and mechanisms. Text, by a leading Dutch horologist, describes the origin and development of the lantern clock, which was also known as "Bedpost" or "Birdcage." 159 pages. Bookseller Inventory # 18480K

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Title: English Lantern Clocks

Publisher: Blandford Press, Poole, Dorset (England)

Publication Date: 1979

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

Edition: First Edition

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Garrison House Books has maintained an on-line presence since 1997. We are a general interest used, rare, and out-of-print bookstore based in the quaint Victorian town of Medina, Ohio. American history, children's books and ephemera (the history of the people) intrigue us most, but we buy and maintain books in all categories. We are Tess and Eric Kindig, married forever, and passionate about books, bookselling and readers. Tess has been a newspaper reporter, magazine writer, and public relations director, and is still a working author with 13 published books to her credit. Eric owns Log Cabin Inc. in Lodi, Ohio, an 8,000-plus square foot retail establishment specializing in historical books and reenactment accoutrements. In addition to his remarkable ability to schlep large piles of books from hither to yon, Eric brings over 30 years of retail experience to this endeavor! Also, joining our staff are our beloved bookshop kitties -- Miss Lil and Mickey. The former provides gentility and elan, and the latter (who is basically a street thug) provides comic relief. We believe that books are treasures, not commodities, and that readers are individuals, not numbers. Our greatest joy is in getting to know you and serving you with grace and good humor. We appreciate your business very much!

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