Continental and American Skeleton Clocks by Derek Roberts
A beautiful book of photos, histories and excellent information for the collector. Skeletons from France, Austria, Belgium, Holland, America, and Spain, from antiques to modern. 78 color and 327 black and white photos and illustrations. Chapters: Early clocks; Work of Vermeuil and Nicol; Table regulators; Great wheel and glass plated, Keyhole framed, Portico (4-pillar), Architectural, Year duration, “Great Exhibition” and unusual clocks; Skeletonised and Orrerys; Remontories; Spring driven; wagon spring and weight driven; Complex clocks; Hurbert Sarton, Aaron Crane, and other makers; The Cosmochronotrope; Electric clocks; Modem Skeletons; Wall and floor. Includes a makers index.
247 Pages. 9″ x 12″