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watch and clock makers" handbook

Frederick James Britten

watch and clock makers" handbook

dictionary and guide.

by Frederick James Britten

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Published by E. and F. N. Spon in London .
Written in English


ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17480060M

Lot includes; The Clock Book, Clock Making Past & Present, Chats on Old Clocks, The Old Clock Book, Dictionary of Clocks and Watches, American Clocks and Clockmakers, French Clocks, Six Quakers Clock Makers, Time & Time-Keepers, Chester County Clocks and Their Makers, Practical Clock Repairing, Collector's Guide to Antique American Clocks, The Watch & Clock Makers Handbook, The Watch . The Clock Book: Being a Description of Foreign and American Antique Clocks, and a List of Their Makers, Nutting, Wallace; NY: Garden City, (also available in subsequent reprints) Profusely illustrated, including black and white photos of clocks and their descriptions. Clock and Watch Makers in Wales Iorwerth C. Peate National Museum of Wales, Third (revised) edition of the original Dust cover slightly wrinkled at edges, not torn. Book in like new condition. Hardbound with dust cover. x inches, pages, about 20 b/w photos and illustrations. Dr.


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