Very Good in Near Fine jacket. This boo is aimed at the antique-clock collector with a practical bent, this book reflects both the aesthetic and mechanical aspects of horology. The most readily available types of clock are considered in terms of their appearance, construction, value, and how good a buy they may be for the amateur with limited resources. The book then discusses the various tools and materials needed by the clock-repairer. The two principal types of clock-weight-driven and spring-driven-are described, and there are sections on dismantling, cleaning and re-assembling a clock, and on setting it up so that it will function reliably. An alphabetical list of the more common repairs in included. Burgundy cloth with gold spine lettering. Previous owner's initials written on front free end-paper. 232pp., index. Full refund if not satisfied.
Good in good dust jacket. Ex Library Book with usual stamps and stickers. A few small marks to the page edges. A slight tan to the page edges. 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 which are not specifically mentioned. Most items will be dispatched the same or the next working day.
Fine. 0715301063 David & Charles hardcover with dust jacket, 1993, 1st edition, clean/tight, No marks/tears or defects, Fine/Fine (like New); We will add a custom fitted new mylar cover, bubble-wrap the book and ship it in a BOX with free delivery confirmation/tracking.
Second Edition 8vo. clothbound hardback in dust jacket. 232pp., indexed, profusely illustrated with b/w plates and line drawings. A clean copy with no previous owners' markings or inscriptions. Dust jacket not price-clipped, spine very slightly faded. Overall VG/VG. (Shelf 31) ISBN: 0715301063.
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