Catalogue of Watches in the British Museum VI: Pocket Chronometers, Marine Chronometers and Other Portable Precision Timekeepers Revised by Richard Good :: Anthony G. Randall

Catalogue of Watches in the British Museum VI: Pocket Chronometers, Marine Chronometers and Other Portable Precision Timekeepers Revised by Richard Good :: Anthony G. Randall soon to be presented for sale on the outstanding BookLovers of Bath web site!

London: British Museum Publications, 1990, Hardback in dust wrapper.

Contains: Black & white plates [176]; Black & white drawings [25]; Tables; 2-column text; Appendix;

From the cover: This is the sixth of six catalogues (but the second to be published), each dealing with one major aspect of the British Museums extraordinarily rich and diverse collection of over 2,000 watches and watch movements ranging from the Renaissance to the modern. Each volume covers particular innovations in mechanical construction and the various refinements associated with them, thus providing a six-part survey of horological developments in watchmaking over the past 400 years.

Volume VI is devoted to precision watches, chronometer escapement timepieces and marine chronometers from the eighteenth to the early twentieth century. (For the purposes of this volume it is taken that a precision timekeeper must possess some form…

Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper.

Black boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 275 pages. Index. Bibliography. 11¼” x 8¾”.

Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I charm you with my array of books shown in my Horology catalogue?

Always buying books in the Bath & Bristol area…

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