Horology and Science Books | 11 April 2013
D[erham] (W[illiam]) - The Artificial Clock-maker. A Treatise of Watch, & Clock-work...,
Sold for £400
The Artificial Clock-maker. A Treatise of Watch, & Clock-work...,
To which is added a Supplement…, 2 parts in 1, second (enlarged) edition, folding woodcut plate of musical notation and chimes, 2 folding engraved plates, 4 tables on 2 folding sheets, advertisement leaf at end, contemporary ink signature of George Adams at head of title, light soiling and browning, a few leaves of supplement slightly frayed at edges, contemporary calf, gilt, rubbed, rebacked with gilt spine, corners repaired, [Baillie p.123; Clockmakers' 257; Tardy p.74], 12mo, for James Knapton, 1700.
⁂ The second edition of this classic work, with a supplement including a description of Roemer's satellite instrument, Flamsteed's equation tables, and a method for laying down a meridian line.
Thursday 11 April 2013, 1.00pm
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