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The Artificial Clock-maker

Auction:
2502
Lot:
405
Sold for:
$1,541$1,300

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2502
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 01, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

The Artificial Clock-maker, Derham, William (1657-1735), the Third Edition, with large Emendations and Additions
London: James Knapton, 1714,
140pp, three folding plates and one in test, in a fine 20th century full polished calf binding and marbled end papers.

Note: This text includes an account of the beginnings of English clockmaking from a Fellow of the Royal Society who knew many of the principals involved. Previous editions were published in 1696 and 1700.
Estimate $300-500

Keywords

London, James Knapton, Royal Society, Clock, Horology