This is a brand new book. Absolutely beautiful! Would make a wonderful gift. It is on clocks from the Black Forest of Germany. There are hundreds of color pictures and illustrations. The creativity, innovation and craftsmanship represented by the clocks from Germany’s Black Forest region are well covered in this definitive guide. English-speaking horologists receive comprehensive information and insights that have heretofore been available only in German. Over 700 striking images showcase the finest examples of clocks made in the region. The text provides much needed information on preeminent clockmakers Johann Baptist Beha and Emilian Wehrl, which place this among the best comprehensive single volume ever produced in any language. This work also explains the various mechanisms and guides collectors and others trying to identify individual clocks by type, production era and maker. The engaging text vividly brings to life the rich, romantic history of families and entire communities of craftsmen cooperating to create these unique timepieces, which have drawn increasing numbers of enthusiasts to the excitement of Black Forest horology. About the author: Justin J. Miller has been involved in the field of Black Forest horology for over two decades, his own collection focusing on rare and unusual timepieces. Miller publishes lectures and coordinates exhibitions showcasing Black Forest clocks.
Size is 12-1/4″ High x 9-1/2″ wide and 1″ thick! Published in 2012. There are 304 beautiful glossy full-color pages.