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The Longcase Clock, Bruton, Eric
1 Bruton, Eric
The Longcase Clock
New York: Frederick A. Praeger, Publishers: 1968: First American Edition: Hard Cover: Near Fine: Near Fine: 146 pages with Appendix (Dating by General Style) and Index. Illustrated. Contents include the origin and history of the longcase clock, beginning with the invention of the pendulum clock; timekeeping, striking, and chiming; shapes and woods for cases; dials and hands; development of the regulator; famous makers; and more.: 09712: 
Price: 12.50 USD
 
 
Painted Dial Clocks 1770-1870, Loomes, Brian
2 Loomes, Brian
Painted Dial Clocks 1770-1870
Woodbridge, Suffolk, England: Antique Collectors Club Ltd: 1997: 185149183x / 9781851491834: Reprint: Hard Cover: Fine: Near Fine: 280 pages with Index. 44 color plates and 275 black and white illustrations. From the publisher: "This is the only book dealing with antique British clocks with painted dials, also known as japanned or white dials. No prior knowledge is assumed in the reader and the book explains how even the beginner can very easily learn to assess the style, age, and quality and even the region of origin of any painted dial clock. The development of dial and case style is explained in non-technical terms. Regional trends and tastes in cases are identified and explained in detail. Includes a fully-detailed list of every recorded dialmaker, essential for cross-checking the age of any clock.: 09740: 
Price: 50.00 USD
 
 
Longcase Painted Dials: Their History and Restoration, Tennant, M. F.
3 Tennant, M. F.
Longcase Painted Dials: Their History and Restoration
Robert Hale Ltd / N.A.G. Press: 1995: 0719802601 / 9780719802607: First Edition: Hard Cover: Near Fine: Very Good: The dust jacket has moisture staining at the foot of the spine, visible from the inside and with a slight amount of associated waviness on the outside. The book was not affected. 256 pages with Bibliography, Appendix (Suppliers), and Index. "Dealing with the history and restoration methods of the longcase painted dial, this book presents a selection of illustrations from the author's personal photographic library. It covers one hundred years (1770-1870) of a stylistically unique form of art originally developed in Britain, including examples.": 09714: 
Price: 100.00 USD
 



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