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English Precision Pendulum Clocks by Roberts

English Precision Pendulum Clocks by Roberts

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This is a premium, oversized (roughly coffee table sized) book on the topic of English Precision Pendulum clocks. This volume has over 700 color and black and white photos and illustrations.

Topics listing include:

John Shelton, Thomas Mudge, William Dutton
John Ellicott
Alexander Cumming
John Arnold, John Roger Arnold, Arnold & Dent
Regulators of Thomas Earnshaw & George Margetts
The Vulliamys
The Spring Pallet Escarpements of Hardy & Reid
The Georgian and Regency Style
Victorian Regulators Including the Gravity Escarpment
Wall & Table Regulators
Glossary of Terms
... and Much More! Please see Table of Contents for full list.


This beautiful book presents the fascinating developments in precision time keeping in England from 1720 through the 18th and 19th centuries. The work of well-known 18th century horologists, Shelton, Ellicott, Arnold, Cumming, Earnshaw and the Vulliamys, Reid and Hardy and others are included. Their technical advances in precision pendulum clocks are documented along with the evolution of the cases they were housed in, from the early Georgian style to the classic Victorian dome-topped regulators.

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  • English Precision Pendulum Clocks

    Derek Roberts


  • Binding: Hard Cover

    Copyright: 2003

    Pages: 320

    Size: 9 x 12 in.

    Condition: New

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