Gothic Clocks to Lantern Clocks

The earliest mechanical clocks were installedin the towers of European churches and otherpublic buildings, often with more emphasis onastronomical displays than timekeeping.

Five chapters describe andillustrate twenty-six Germanic clocks, ten Italianclocks, fourteen French and Flemish clocks, fourteenEnglish clocks and four Swedish clocks. Each hasup to thirty colour illustrations, as well as wheelcounts and dimensions. Restorations, reproductions,replicas and fakes are also discussed, followed bysix appendices, an annotated bibliography and anindex.With over 1,700 full-colour illustrations, mainlytaken by the author, and with much technical andother information never before published, this booksets a new standard in horological publishing.

  • 360 pages
  • Page Size 273x2100mm
  • Over 1,700 colour illustrations
  • Hardback binding
  • Full-colour cover
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