"In a handsome, expensive new book from Flammarion, historian and watchmaking expert Dominique Flechon takes readers on an illustrated journey through the history of timepieces..." ~Publishers Weekly
"...will delight anyone interested in understanding the origins of horology...But this book is also beautifully designed, well illustrated, and a pleasure to hold and to look at. It could justifiably be called a work of art..." ~Watch Journal
About the Author
is a historian and expert in fine watchmaking. Franco Cologni
is chairman of the Cultural Council of the Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie. He has contributed to Montblanc: Writing Time, The Cartier Collection: Jewelry,
and The Cartier Collection: Timepieces.