Antique Clock Mechanism Longcase Bracket Carriage Restore Lantern Skeleton Book

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Seller: durhamma (1,909) 100%, Location: Bishop Auckland, Ships to: Americas, Europe, Asia, AU, Item: 202839786444 In this book, Clifford Brewer surveys a wide range of concise information for both collectors and those interested in the whole field of horology. There are accounts of the most famous clockmakers and one chapter is devoted entirely to early mechanical timekeeping. The author discusses longcase clocks and bracket clocks in depth with a wealth of detail so essential in dating clocks. Clocks of the nineteenth century are included and simple maintenance and care are also covered. The glossary of technical terms and the list of almost 2,000 British maker's names, dates and locations make this little guide invaluable. THE COUNTRY LIFE COLLECTOR'S POCKET BOOK OF CLOCKS Hardback, with dustjacket, 319 pages, illustrated in black & white. First edition, published in 1983. Contents Introduction 7 I Famous Clock makers 22 II Mechanical Timekeeping 47 III The Longcase Clock 64 IV The Bracket and Carriage Clock 137 V A Selection of Clocks of Interest 178 VI Care, Restoration, Faking, Purchase 209 VII Technical Terms 235 Appendix: List of Clockmakers . 259 Bibliography, Journals and Societies 306 Index 313 CONDITION...VERY VERY GOOD, very slight discolouring. See photos for more detail, contents, condition The pictures are of the actual item for sale to try to give a clear representation of it. Please bear in mind that the exact colour shown in the photographs will depend on the screen you view those pictures on. PACKING and POSTAGE...The item will be well packed. Proof of postage will be obtained. Payment methods...Paypal or Cash if you are collecting the item. See my other listings for similar items. Condition: VERY VERY GOOD, very slight discolouring.See photos for more detail, contents, condition, Clock Type: Bracket Clock

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