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Written by Herbert Cescinsky; Malcolm R. Webster. Illustrated by Herbert Cescinsky; Malcolm R. Webster.
Stock no. 1826994
Published by The Hamlyn Publishing Group Ltd.. 1st thus 1969. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A classic account of the clock styles and types made in England from the late seventeenth century to the nineteenth. Originally published in 1913 by George Routledge and Sons Limited, this is the new edition. Large format. White cloth boards, green title to spine. B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 0600008975. Text block and endpapers browned. Relatively minor dampstain to vertical margins (edge of page). White pictorial dustwrapper is browned and a little grubby. Slight musty odour present.

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Written by R.W. Symonds.
Stock no. 1825939
Published by B.T. Batsford Ltd.. 1st 1951. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Thomas Tompion has been called the 'Father of clockmakers': without a doubt he was one of the finest horologists in history. This book is a definitive record of Tompion's life and work. Large format. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine and vignette to front. B/w photos and several colour. Top edge blue. Text block lightly browned. Foxing to endpapers. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is grubby and worn at corners. Includes contemporary press release of the book

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Written by Eric Bruton.
Stock no. 1825545
Published by Black Cat. 1st thus 1989. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 0748102450. A nice copy.

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