For centuries, men have measured time - with varying degrees of accuracy. And here is thew romantic story of their struggles - their successes, their failures, their hopes and their dreams.
Here is the fascinating acount of time-telling through the ages - from man's first endeavours to the latest achievements of modern science. This is not a book for watchmakers - it is a book for everyone who is interested in the age-old story of man's search for knowledge.
Edition : 1970