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The History of Clocks & Watches Hardcover – May, 2004

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Eric Bruton is a Fellow of the British Horological Insititute and Liveryman of the Worshipful Company of Clockmakers but is best-known for his regular appearances on BBC TV's Antiques Roadshow. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
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Product Details

  • Hardcover: 223 pages
  • Publisher: Chartwell Books (May 2004)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0785818553
  • ISBN-13: 978-0785818557
  • Product Dimensions: 8.3 x 6.8 x 1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.5 pounds
  • Average Customer Review: 4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #315,939 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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If you are interested in the development of mechanical clocks/mechanical watches, this is a great read. Provides excellent detail with pictures to support the writing rather than a picture book that adds captions. Book begins with the science of time and ancient time keeping devices before moving into the history of mechanical clocks and mechanical watches (pocket watches).
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This book will be a great addition to my husband's collection of clock books he is collecting. he has several clocks he is working on.
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