Thomas Tompion: His Life & Work

By: Symonds, R.W.

Price: $350.00

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First edition, #238 of 350 copies. Despite the statement on the limitation page, this copy is unsigned. Finely rebound in half morocco - maroon leather spines and corners over red cloth boards, gilt titles and rules, top edge gilt. Includes sturdy cloth-covered slipcase. Spine faded and a bit soiled, slipcase lightly rubbed. Interior excellent. 1951 Half-Leather. xvi, 320, [2] pp. 4to. A biography of the greatest English watch- and clockmaker of the seventeenth century, with an assessment of numerous pieces of his work. Includes a color frontispiece, three color plates, black-and-white photographic plates depicting numerous examples of Tompion's work, black-and-white diagrams, and a fold-out facsimile of the association oath roll of the members of the London Clockmakers' Company in 1697. A list of subscribers precedes the text.

Title: Thomas Tompion: His Life & Work

Author: Symonds, R.W.

Categories: Biography, Leather-Bound, Clocks & Watches,

Edition: Limited Edition

Publisher: B.T. Batsford Ltd: 1951

Binding: Half-Leather

Book Condition: Near Fine

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Seller ID: 2263990

Keywords: BIOGRAPHY ARTISAN WATCH CLOCK WATCHMAKER CLOCKMAKER,