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English Precision Pendulum Clocks (Volume II)

This beautiful book presents the fascinating developments in precision timekeeping in England from 1720 through the 18th and 19th centuries. The work of well known 18th century horologists, Shelton, Ellicott, Arnold, Cumming, Earnshaw and the Vulliamys, Reid and Hardy and others are included. Their technical advances in precision pendulum clocks are documented along with the evolution of the cases they were housed in, from the early Georgian style to the classic Victorian dome-topped regulators. Contributor Jonathan Betts.

296pp. 12" x 9". 541 colour and 214 B&W illustrations.

Schiffer Publishing USA. 2003. £79.95 plus postage & packing.


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