New York: The Macmillan Company, 1944. September 1944 Reprint. Hardcover. Red cloth/boards with gilt lettering. xix + 616 pp. with 339 bw illus. Good+ (Nice, clean copy but with foxing to end papers and former owner's name on ffep. Otherwise VG interior. Light wear to cover corners and head/tail of spine. Binding a bit bumped but secure.). Item #150701
The results of one topic of a course in Descriptive Astronomy, taught by Milham for 20 years at Williams College. The Time and Timekeepers topic was so popular, that the lecture material and illustrations were used as the beginnings of this book. Includes 25 chapters, ranging chronologicaly from the sun dial to modern watchmakers, care and repair of clocks and watches, and some famous clocks and watches. With appendices of important names and historical dates in horological history, museums and collections (as of 1944) and conversions of time. A list of the excellent illlustrations is included as well. Covers both American and European clocks and watches.
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