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The Clockwork Universe: German Clocks and Automata 1550-1650

By: Maurice, Klaus and Otto Mayr (editors)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Neale Watson Academic Publications: 1980

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 11727

ISBN: 0882021885

Condition: Very Good


shelf wear to bottom of boards, dust jacket with corner crease to front flap. This book is the catalogue of the exhibition The Clockwork Universe shown in Munich at the Bayerisches Nationalmuseum from April 15 to September 30, 1980, and in Washington, D.C. at the National Museum of Science and Technology from November 7, 1980 to February 15, 1981. 128 clocks are described and illustrated, several in color. 84 figures accompany the text. View more info

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Relojes Antiguos (1500-1850)

By: Monreal y Tejada, Luis

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Barcelona, Coleccion F. Perez de Olaguer-Feliu: 1955

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 15404

Condition: Fine


in slipcase; in slipcase with light edgewear to opening. 238 objects are described and illustrated in black and white. Text in Spanish. View more info

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Catalogo Ilustrado del Museo de Relojes de las Bodegas Zoilo Ruiz-Mateos, S/A

By: Montañés, Luis

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Jerez de la Frontera, La Atalaya: 1977

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 19577

Condition: Near Fine


light rubbing to extremities. 301 clocks are described and illustrated, 38 in color. Text in Spanish. View more info

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Maryland Clockmakers

By: Whisker, James Biser, Daniel David Hartzler, and Steven P. Petrucelli

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Cranbury, NJ, Adams Brown Company: 1996

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 23606

Condition: New


glossy pictorial boards, not issued with a dust jacket. This book provides a checklist of Maryland clockmakers and is illustrated with 281 black and white plates. View more info

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English Lantern Clocks

By: White, George

Price: $595.00

Publisher: Woodbridge, Suffolk, Antique Collectors' Club: 1989

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 20018

ISBN: 0907462332

Condition: Fine


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English domestic timekeeper, remained the prized possession of the nobility and rich merchant classes until is was superseded by the pendulum clock in the early 1660s.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 color illustrations, 850 black and white illustrations. View more info