The History of Clocks and Watches - Eric Bruton

An elucidating story of clocks from pre-clockwork times through to the era of mass-production and the technological age.

Item Description

Hardback.  288 pages. Used. Excellent condition (one hand inscription on inside right hand page).

Published by McDonald & Co Ltd 1989 (first published by Orion in 1979).

Beautifully illustrated and with a number of technical diagrams, this book is both lucid and authoritative, offering a wonderful catalogue of man’s horological achievement in the fields of science and art.  Chapters include:

The earliest clocks

The advent of clockwork

Domestic clocks

European mechanical clocks

The time at sea

The development of the watch

and many more.  There is a section on great clocks of the world.

£15.00 plus p&p

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