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This book is a lucid and authoritative catalog of man's obsession with time and timepieces. Hundreds of full-color and black-and-white illustrations ...Show synopsisThis book is a lucid and authoritative catalog of man's obsession with time and timepieces. Hundreds of full-color and black-and-white illustrations compliment intricate line drawings that illuminate the inner workings of these devices.Hide synopsis
Description:*** FAST RELIABLE SERVICE *** USED, BUT IN VERY GOOD GENERAL...*** FAST RELIABLE SERVICE *** USED, BUT IN VERY GOOD GENERAL CONDITION *** LITTLE SIGN OF PREVIOUS OWNERSHIP. DAILY PRIORITY DISPATCH FROM UK WAREHOUSE STOCK.
Description:Very Good. The book has been read, but is in excellent condition...Very Good. The book has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. 224 p. B&w and colour illustrations, bibliography, index.
Description:Used-Good. This book is in good condition. All pages are intact...Used-Good. This book is in good condition. All pages are intact, there are no tears to the book and the book is nice and clean. The pages might be slightly dog eared through previous use and textbooks might have a small amount of highlighting but nothing which will obstruct getting the maximum out of the book. Customers are protected by 100% refund guarantee if they are not happy.
Description:New. 1840135050. NEW NEW. Pages are clean and tight. This is a...New. 1840135050. NEW NEW. Pages are clean and tight. This is a NEW book. Extensively illustrated with 120+ color and b/w photos and b/w drawings. Goes back to the ancient world, Babylonia, et al, through the middle ages to the modern age, giving a history of horology, the science of keeping time. While keeping precise time is a science, intricate and fascinating, the clock works themselves, and the housings, can also be amazing works of art. The development of the long case clock [grandfather clock] in the mid-17th century, lead to the marriage of the science of horology, with the infinite creativity and beauty that the cabinetmakers were able to achieve in the cases for the clock works. Even after 300+ years, a long case clock is still an elegant and desirable addition to the decor of most interiors [and to me, the epitome of science/art/craft working towards goal, oft times achieving a result whose total exceeds the sum of its parts]. Also includes an invaluable glossary.; Photographs; 6 1/4 x 8 1/4; 224 pages; Very slight edge wear.
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