Watch Escapements: Pellaton, Dr. James C. Watch Escapements: Pellaton, Dr. James C. Watch Escapements: Pellaton, Dr. James C.

Watch Escapements

Pellaton, Dr. James C.

Published by Paulson Press, Chicago
Condition: Good-plus Hardcover
From Garrison House Books IOBA (Medina, OH, U.S.A.)

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Very nice, tightly bound book with clean pages and boards. A small bit of wear to crown and tail of spine and to corners, none of which have frayed. No names or writing. A stand-alone title devoted to watch repair, but the second part of A Course In Horology published originally in England for use in the Swiss Horological Schools. No date, but appears to be from the 1940's. Illustrated throughout with instructive line drawings. Covers the following escapements: lever, pin pallet, cylinder, and detent. 125 pages. Original bookseller's "ticket" at bottom edge of front free endpaper. Bookseller Inventory # 24397

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Title: Watch Escapements

Publisher: Paulson Press, Chicago

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Good-plus

Dust Jacket Condition: No DJ

Edition: Third 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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