Publisher: Read Books Ltd
Category : Technology & Engineering
Languages : en
Pages : 60
This antiquarian volume contains an interesting treatise on antique clock dials, hands, and corner pieces from long case and lantern clocks, with information on history, production, fashion, evolution, and much more. Including a great number of original photographs and interesting information on each piece, this is a text that will be of considerable value for the clock enthusiast, and it is not to be missed by discerning collectors of vintage literature of this ilk. The chapters of this text include: Clock Dials; The Development of Clock Dials; Dials, Hands, and Corner Pieces; Spandrel Ornaments; Clock Hands; Clockmaking, and Clock Hands. Many older works such as this are increasingly hard-to-come-by and expensive, and it is with this in mind that this work is being republished now, in an affordable modern edition complete with a new introduction on the history of clocks and watches.
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