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