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Westmorland clocks and clockmakers

£12.99

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"This book, much of it based on original research, will help the reader recognise the period, and asses the merits of any Westmorland-made domestic clocks. Emphasising that clocks - especially provincial ones - of different dates must be judged by different standards, Mr Loomes describes how the clockmaking trade was organised in the past, the stylistic development of clocks and cases, how fashion and customer demands influenced what was provided, and how certain makers, particularly the Barbers and Philipsons, dominated the local the local scene. He gives a full list of known Westmorland makers and useful illustrations." From the inside of the dust jacket.

Condition is very good, the boards and spine both being in good condition. There is minor wear to the edges of the dust jacket, and several light stains on the rear. The FFEP has faint pencil marks. The book includes full page monochrome illustrations.

Item details

Author(s):
Brian Loomes
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
13 x 19 cm
Edition:
1974
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0715365452
ISBN-13:
9780715365458
Number of pages:
120
Publisher:
David and Charles
Title:
Westmorland Clocks and Clockmakers

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"This book, much of it based on original research, will help the reader recognise the period, and asses the merits of any Westmorland-made domestic clocks. Emphasising that clocks - especially provincial ones - of different dates must be judged by different standards, Mr Loomes describes how the clockmaking trade was organised in the past, the stylistic development of clocks and cases, how fashion and customer demands influenced what was provided, and how certain makers, particularly the Barbers and Philipsons, dominated the local the local scene. He gives a full list of known Westmorland makers and useful illustrations." From the inside of the dust jacket.

Condition is very good, the boards and spine both being in good condition. There is minor wear to the edges of the dust jacket, and several light stains on the rear. The FFEP has faint pencil marks. The book includes full page monochrome illustrations.

Author(s):
Brian Loomes
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
13 x 19 cm
Edition:
1974
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0715365452
ISBN-13:
9780715365458
Number of pages:
120
Publisher:
David and Charles
Title:
Westmorland Clocks and Clockmakers

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