English Country Grandfather Clocks: The Brass-Dial Longcase (Richard C. R. Barder)

English Country Grandfather Clocks: The Brass-Dial Longcase (Richard C. R. Barder) lands on the shelves of my shop.

London: Bracken Books, 1983, Hardback in dust wrapper.

Contains: Black & white photographs; Black & white drawings; Frontispiece;

From the cover: Ninety per cent of our traditional brass-dialled longcases, known affectionately as grandfather clocks, were made by local makers in country towns and villages; yet until now most books on the subject have concentrated on the more famous London makers. This is the first reference book devoted solely to the English country longcases. Detailed and beautifully illustrated it covers the work of some e…

Very Good in Good Dust Wrapper. Gently faded at the spine of the dust wrapper which is a little spotted at the verso. Edges of the text block lightly tanned.

Black boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 223 pages. Index. Bibliography. 10″ x 7″.

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