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THE TOWERS AND BELLS HANDBOOK

The Towers and Belfries Committee of the Central Council of Church Bell Ringers

Published by Smart and Company (Printers) Ltd., Brackley, Northamptonshire, 1973
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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4to. (31 cm.) 64p. 29 black and white captioned photo plates and 12 line drawings. Appendix, Bibliography and Index. Laid are 6 pieces of ephemera related to The North American Guild of Change Ringers, including a brochure on Change Ringing and a twenty-page booklet entitled Maintenance Handbook. Yellow cloth with gilt letters on the front cover and the spine. Just hints of bumping to a couple of corners, cloth clean and bright, gilt right, all photos and drawings in fine condition, else near fine to fine with no internal markings. Dust jacket very light soiled and very slightly shelfworn. "In this book the various components that make up a campanile--bells, the towers themselves, bellframes and bell gear--are each considered in some detail, together with the problems of tower oscillation, sound control and belfry maintenance." [from the Introduction] Includes information about bells and bell towers from all around the world. A serious and fascinating study of everything to do with bell ringing. Bookseller Inventory # 008073

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Title: THE TOWERS AND BELLS HANDBOOK

Publisher: Smart and Company (Printers) Ltd., Brackley, Northamptonshire

Publication Date: 1973

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

Edition: 1st Edition

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