Horology and Science Books | 11 April 2013
Horology.- Berthoud (Ferdinand) - Essai sur l'Horlogerie;
Horology.- Berthoud (Ferdinand)
Essai sur l'Horlogerie;
dans lequel on traite de cet Art relativement a l'usage civil, a l'Astronomie et a la Navigation…, 2 vol., first edition , half-titles, 38 folding engraved plates, foxed and browned, soiling and staining to some plates, with prospectus and another leaf tipped to half-title of vol.1 and contemporary manuscript note on verso, ex-British Horological Institute library copy with ink stamps on titles, book-label of George Charles Williamson on front free endpapers, contemporary mottled calf, spines gilt with red morocco labels, some old repairs to joints and corners, a little worn, joints split, [Baillie p. 262; Tardy p.31; cf.Clockmakers'72, second edition], 4to, Paris, J.Cl.Jombert [& others], 1763.
⁂ Comprehensive treatise on horology.
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