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English Lantern Clocks, White, George

Author Name    White, George

Title   English Lantern Clocks

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Fine

Jacket Condition   Fine

Type   Book

Edition   1st

Publisher   Woodbridge, Suffolk Antique Collectors' Club 1989

ISBN Number    0907462332 / 9780907462330

Seller ID   20018

The lantern clock, the earliest practical English domestic timekeeper, remained the prized possession of the nobility and rich merchant classes until is was superseded by the pendulum clock in the early 1660s. This definitive study covers the history, mechanism, restoration and conservation of the lantern clock. It describes how English clockmaking was structured, as a well organised and integrated industry employing specialist craftsmen, long before the pendulum arrived. 8 colour illustrations, 850 black and white illustrations.

English Lantern Clocks

Price = 595.00 USD



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