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This is widely acknowledged as being one of the most important and informative books ever to appear on the subject of horology. The present work is a ...Show synopsisThis is widely acknowledged as being one of the most important and informative books ever to appear on the subject of horology. The present work is a facsimile, produced by the original printers of the original publication. For accurate factual information, Baillies' work is as fresh today as it was when first written. It is a proper history covering nearly four centuries, with emphasis on original developments.Hide synopsis
Description:Ex library book in a good condition. Rebound in blue hardcover...Ex library book in a good condition. Rebound in blue hardcover which is a little rubbed at the edges. Good condition copy with usual library stamps and stickers. The book contains numerous plate pages, each of which has a small library stamp to the edge-not affecting the content. Good condition is defined as: a copy that has been read but remains in clean condition. All of the pages are intact and the cover is intact and the spine may show signs of wear. The book may have minor markings whic.
Description:Good. Ships from the UK. Former Library book. Shows some signs...Good. Ships from the UK. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Your purchase also supports literacy charities.
Description:Very Good in Very Good jacket. A reprint dated 1979, the...Very Good in Very Good jacket. A reprint dated 1979, the edition number not known, originally published in 1929. Book condition is very good, with bindings, spine, hardcovers in excellent 'working' order. The block edges shown signs of some old light foxing. Internally pages are clear, tidy and intact, with no writing or inscription. Both book and jacket have light shelf wear mainly to head and tail edges, jacket has been price-clipped. A strong sound and tidy book in which the reading quality is unimpaired. A thoroughly researched and comprehensive book that for years was out of print but in demand so this edition was produced. The informative text is supported with hundreds of illustrations that fall into three groups, Watch Cases, Dials and Movements. This book is an essential guide and reference for all who have an interest in watches. Note a very heavy book weighing nearly 2.0kgs.
Description:Book has been rebound. This book has hardback covers. Ex-library...Book has been rebound. This book has hardback covers. Ex-library, With usual stamps and markings, In fair condition, suitable as a study copy. No dust jacket.
Description:Near Fine in Near Fine jacket. Light shelf wear. Wrapper now...Near Fine in Near Fine jacket. Light shelf wear. Wrapper now protected in removable clear acetate sleeve. 4to: (xxiii), 383pp including bibliography and index. A 50th anniversary facsimile reprint of the 1929 standard work, covering nearly 400 years of watchmaking. Still invaluable as a standard reference work. With 75 colour and black-and-white plates containing 35 colour photographs and nearly 200 black-and-white photographs and line drawings.
Description:Good. Ships from the UK. Former Library book. Small Quarto....Good. Ships from the UK. Former Library book. Small Quarto. Quarter Leather Hardcover, . Ex-library book with the usual treatments. xxiii + 383pp. With plates. Bound in green cloth with green leather spine. Gilt lettering on spine. Gentle shelfwear to extremities. Hinges are strong and textblock sturdy. Pages are clean and intact. Offered by the Rare & Collectable Books department of Better World Books UK, Your purchase supports literacy charities.
Publisher: Methuen & Co. Ltd., London, 1929, First Edition, hardback, large 8vo,...
Description:Ex-library, label on endpaper, stamps on title page and some...Ex-library, label on endpaper, stamps on title page and some margins, slight foxing, inner hinges cracked, otherwise clean and sound, publisher's red cloth, gilt decs and titles, shelf-mark numbering on spine, Good condition.
Description:Fine in very good jacket. Illustrated with 75 plates, several in...Fine in very good jacket. Illustrated with 75 plates, several in color. Very thick 8vo, red leather, heavily gilt spine, edge-worn d.w. (small tear at top-edge near spine). London: N.A.G. Press, (1979). A fine copy in a very good dust wrapper.
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