8593 - Clocks and Watches

SMITH Alan

The Connoisseur IIlustrated Guides.
All the beauty, elegance and ingenuity of clocks and watches from the Middle Ages to the present day (1975) are represented in this book.
The author has laid particular emphasis on English horology, but American clocks and watches have a chapter to themselves and there is a concise review of some of the more important Continental, European and Japanese styles.
A list of books for further reading is included, together with a full index.

Also included 2 letters, one by the author to Charles Allix dated 1975 and in which he gives the story behind the book and one by Malcom Gardner to Antoine Simonin dated 1977

 

222 pages

Edition : 1975


Langue : anglais

CHF 50.00