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The Old English Master Clockmakers and Their Clocks - 1679-1820 Herbert Cescinsky

The Old English Master Clockmakers and Their Clocks - 1679-1820

Herbert Cescinsky

Published July 27th 2010
ISBN : 9781445514789
Hardcover
190 pages
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 About the Book 

This fascinating work on English Clocks and Clockmakers is thoroughly recommended for inclusion on the horologists bookshelf. Illustrated with full and text drawings. Contents Include: Time and Timekeepers- Time and the Pendulum- Trains and Escapements- The Clockmakers Company- Brass Lantern Clocks- Clock Dials- The Development of Grandfather Clock Cases- Renowned Clock Makers- The Holes in the Back of a Grandfather Clock- Mantel or Table Clocks- The Collecting of Clocks- The Later Phases of English Clocks- Glossary of Terms used in Clock Making- Makers of Clocks illustrated in this Book. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.