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Timepieces: Masterpieces of Chronometry


From the early Greek and Chinese waterclocks to the modern day atomic clocks, this is a compelling story, sympathetic to the amateur clock enthusiast. Showcasing the eminent movers and shakers, from Galileo's first attempts at devising a pendulum, Leonardo's early ideas for clock mechanisms, Fromanteel's grandfather clocks, Thomas Tompian, Berthoud, and Le Roy to Harrison's Longitude Prize, that gave rise to some of the most fascinating stories in horology. Featuring the early tower clocks of the monasteries, the ...

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Timepieces: Masterpieces of Chronometry
2002, Firefly Books

ISBN-13: 9781552976548


Timepieces: Masterpieces of Chronometry
2002, David & Charles, Newton Abbot

ISBN-13: 9780715315415


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