Newton Abbot, London & North Pomfret: David & Charles, 1978, Hardback in dust wrapper.
Signed by the author, without dedication, on the title page without provenance. Contains: Further reading list; Black & white photographs; Diagrams; Glossary; Exploded drawings;
From the cover: This is a definitive work by one of Britains best known writers on antique clocks, a writer noted as much for his freshness of approach as for his research into new areas neglected by other writers on clocks.
The scope is wide: Loomes takes as his starting point the emergence of a truly British clock making industry, and moves on to discuss lantern clocks, the invention of the pendulum, longcase clocks both as made in London and as made in the provinces by the clocksmiths white-dia…
Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Dust wrapper very slightly rubbed at the edges, slight age-toning to the spine. Text complete, clean and tight.
Black boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 216 pages. Index. 9½” x 6¼”.
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