The creativity, innovation and craftsmanship of the clocks from Germany's Black Forest region are well covered in this new guide and English-speaking horologists will enjoy the information that has previously only been available in German. The book has over 700 striking images of the finest examples of clocks from the region and is full of information including descriptions of two famous makers, Johann Baptist Beha and Emilian Wehrle. This work also explains the mechanisms and guides for collectors and others trying to identify individual clocks by type, production era and maker and the engaging text brings to life the rich and romantic history of families and communities of craftsmen cooperating to create these unique timepieces.
With 721 color images, Hardback.
Verlag : 2012