Title: Histoire de la Pendulerie Neuchateloise. (...
Publisher: Paris - Neuchatel, Attinger Frères
Publication Date: 1917
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
xii, 490 printed pages, 24 litho plates (5 colour), & 18 photographic plates (lettered A-R, of the mechanisms). 377 illustrations in the text. Blue poppy floral endpapers with original binders ticket "Reliure Attinger Frères Neuchatel". 29 x 23 cm. Bound in original maroon embossed cloth. Spine art nouveau gilt embossed decorations and lettering. Upper board with embossed clock face and gilt lettering within art nouveau borders. Rear board with floral corner piece decorations within double ruled borders. Spine faded, corners and head/tail of spine very mildly worn. The binding and content are in very good condition and present very well. The book is divided into two parts, the first concerning the clock faces, cases and decoration; the second part concerns the internal workings and machanisms. There are biographical notes and an index at the end. This is a well researched horological tome in particularly good condition. Bookseller Inventory # 4258