Very Good in Very Good jacket. Signed by Author Second binding of first edition (following the limited edition). Inscribed to "Tom S___, all the best & many thanks for your talent and for all your efforts in....(Illegible)" and signed by the author on title page. Very Good in a Very Good dust jacket. End pages a bit browned at gutter. Front panel of jacket has a short, stray mark, plus a single minute tear at bottom edge.
VG in VG- jacket. Book. 4to-over 9¾"-12" tall. Signed by Author(s) Book is bound in green simulated leather-covered boards with gilt titles. No defects to note on this clean, tight and unmarked book. The dust jacket has light edge wear with a small tear at the fold on the top front. Book relates the important development of 19th century clockmaking at Bristol, Connecticut. Where the wrought brass clock movements initiated by Joseph Ives achieved world leadership. Black and white photos and illustrations. 388 pages including the Index.
Very Good in No jacket. Bristol, Connecticut: American Clock and Watch Museum, Inc., 1970. First edition, 1970. A scholarly and well-illustrated work by a curator of the American Clock & Watch Museum, with a personalized inscription to John Willard signed by the author on December, 7, 1970. Bright red cloth lettered in gilt, 238 pages. No dustjacket, probably as issued. Light rubbing to the spine ends, otherwise about fine with good hinges, firm text block, clean pages with no other names or markings. Inscribed by The Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No. 4to-over 9¾"-12" tall.
First edition. 4to; pp. xiv, 338; 200 illustrations from photographs. Light soil to front cover, else a very good copy or better in gilt-stamped red cloth. A documented study of the clock making activities of Josephs Ives in Bristol, Ct, from 1810 to 1862. Inscribed by the author.
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