This Book traces the history of timekeeping from the earliest records of Shadow Clocks in Egypt. It includes clocks from Austria, Bohemia, China, Egypt, Denmark, England, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Japan, Malta, and the USA.
There are over 500 photographs and diagrams, many of which have never before been published.
There is an alphabetical listing of the various types of clocks, as well as the terms that horologists use. It also includes descriptions of all the important pieces, along with short biographies of prominent makers from around the world.
A wonderful addition to any book collector. A rare find with a wealth of information and beauty.