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Wand- und Bodenstanduhren der Donaumonarchie

Wand- und Bodenstanduhren der Donaumonarchie

1780–1850

By (author) Stephan Andréewitch
By (author) Paul Archard
By (author) Alexander Graef

$450.00

Publishing 29th Mar 2023
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  • Two extensive volumes in a decorative slipcase
  • A major reference work for all clock enthusiasts
  • Including a unique index with over 12,000 entries
Full Description
This two-volume publication illustrates the evolutionary history of the pendulum clock from the early Age of Metternich and provides detailed explanations on their engineering. In addition, it contains a catalog with over 300 wall and longcase clocks, most of which have never been published, and a unique index with over 12,000 entries on clockmakers from all over the Austrian Empire, including a vast amount of previously unknown masters and workshops. It also includes biographical information on the makers, locations of the workshops, masterpieces and exhibits from trade exhibitions, inventions, characteristic features of the pieces, sales outlets, and the prices of the time. An indispensable compendium on classic longcase and wall clocks of the Austrian Empire and a major reference work for all those with an interest in clocks!
Text in German.
Specifications
Publisher
Arnoldsche
ISBN
9783897906167
Publish date
29th Mar 2023
Binding
Hardback
Territory
USA & Canada
Size
9.45 in x 11.02 in
Pages
672 Pages
Illustrations
500 color
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