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In this book, the author has dealt with the usual faults likely to develop in each type of movement in a clock's general use, from the lordly ...Show synopsisIn this book, the author has dealt with the usual faults likely to develop in each type of movement in a clock's general use, from the lordly grandfather to the humble alarm. All the tools and equipment are described and illustrated, together with the ways of using them. The craftsman's most important and valuable tools of all--his skillful fingers--are shown in use in the clearest manner. Over 400 line drawings have been specially made from parts under working conditions.Hide synopsis
Description:First Impression. small 8vo. VG/G+. lightly VG/VG-. medium brown...First Impression. small 8vo. VG/G+. lightly VG/VG-. medium brown DJ spine, front and rear a basic rust brown hue in the background. DJ tip has a large tear and DJ tip and thus text loss for most of title; tiny yellowed white characters for author, silver/gold clock part and partial loss of full publisher with tear at spine strip tail. chips, closed tears and light creasing around jacket perimeter. enlarged gray block lettering, outlined thinly in white and dark black accents. matching titling repeats on rear, both panels pictorial bottom half. dark blue HB, clothbound and stamped with tiny gilt title, author and publisher. gently worn, pushed in spine ends and smooth board edges. enlarged titling repeats on front HB panel, stamped with uppercase gilt. mild wear to panels. light age discoloration to endsheets. 32 separately paginated pages of b/w advertisements precludes the lightly foxed half-title page, tiny numbered figures, over 400 specially drawn illustrations. initial and final pages and random sheets within core text interior show symptoms of foxing, else the binding is secure but hinge area often shaded brown between random pages. exterior edges are lightly foxed. 239 pp.
Description:Ayres, E. A. Fair in None jacket. Hardcover Textblock is tanned...Ayres, E. A. Fair in None jacket. Hardcover Textblock is tanned but unmarked. Edges are dust soiled. Blue boards are faded and dust soiled. Front board and spine have gilt lettering. Corners and spine are bumped and scuffed. Spine is cocked. 239 pgs.
Description:Very Good in Very Good jacket. The text is clean with no...Very Good in Very Good jacket. The text is clean with no markings. The binding is sound. The dustjacket shows some edgewear with a few small nicks and rubbing.
Description:Ayres, E. A. Very Good. Second edition. Hundreds of fine black &...Ayres, E. A. Very Good. Second edition. Hundreds of fine black & white illustrations, drawings, many of clock parts in fine detail. 224 pages including index. Hard to find.
Description:E. A. Ayres. G in fair DJ Water stained & chipped dj, yes. 8vo,...E. A. Ayres. G in fair DJ Water stained & chipped dj, yes. 8vo, xxxii 239pp., The first xxxii pages are b/w ads for various clock makers and or sellers. These pages have a light wrinkle at the top from moisture. There are b/w drawings on almost every page. Index.
Description:This book has hardback covers. Ex-library, With usual stamps and...This book has hardback covers. Ex-library, With usual stamps and markings, In fair condition, suitable as a study copy. Dust Jacket in fair condition., 600grams, ISBN:
Description:Very Good with no dust jacket. Clean hardback, no inscriptions,...Very Good with no dust jacket. Clean hardback, no inscriptions, tightly bound in blue cloth with gilt titles. x + 244 pages, 415 figures in the text, index.
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