Very Good+ in Very Good-dust jacket. 4to 320 pp; Author signed on title page to the previous owners, spine of DJ is mildly toned, DJ is missing a few small chips along edges and has a few short edge tears, otherwise a very attractive copy, binding tight, text/ illustrations clean. 1st Edition. 320p; Always Delivery Confirmation. 35 Years Fast Excellent Service. We Know How To Pack Books.
Very Good in Very Good jacket. 4to-over 9¾-12" tall Second revised edition, limited to only 1000 copies. Inscribed and signed by author. A "documented study of wood shelf clock manufacturing...profusely illustrated by some 500 photographs of clocks, movements, cases and labels, plus 59 plates and 75 tables...reviewing late eighteenth century clockmaking, Eli Terry's apprenticeship and early career at East Windsor...his subsequent relocation to Northbury...and soon after Plymouth...continued experimentation modifying 30-hour tall clock wooden movements, improving their action and reducing their size..." Terry was "the originator of mass production by interchangeable parts in America." 376 pages including index.
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