Antique Clocks Clock Making - History Types Makers Dates / Scarce Book

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Seller: refbooklady (5,162) 100%, Location: Phillipsburg, Kansas, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 183988832886 OLD CLOCKS by H. Alan Lloyd, Ernest Benn Limited, London, 1951/1970, With approximately 180 black-and-white photographs and an in-depth text, this early out-of-print book is a “practical handbook for clock collectors. This comprehensive book is a standard reference work on the subject, providing “an authoritative survey of the whole field of clock making from the earliest times,” and emphasizing the better known clockmakers of the 17th and 18th centuries. “The aim of this book is to provide the amateur collector with the background knowledge of his subject to help him build up his own collection. This authoritative addition…includes nearly 180 photographs chosen to illustrated the whole field of clockmaking from earliest times.” This scholarly text covers by chapter: Early Methods and Mechanical Development; Some Early Continental Clocks 1350-1650; Lantern and Bracket or Mantel Clocks 1600-1735; Long-Case Clocks 1660-1735; Bracket or Mantel Clocks 1735-1835; Long-Case Clocks and Regulators 1735-1835; Dials and Back Plates; Night Clocks; American Clocks; Bibliography; Glossary; Index. This is a must-buy book for collectors and connoisseurs of old clocks. 5.5” x 8.75” hardback with dust cover in very good condition. 216 pages plus black-and-white photo plates. Free media mail shipping and handling for deliveries within the 50 United States. Rates vary for international mailings. Condition: Very Good

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