1977 The Story Of The Pendulum Clock Ernest L Edwardes First Edition Signed L
The Story of the Pendulum Clock. John Sherratt and Son : Altrincham. A signed first edition of this sweeping history of the Pendulum Clock, featuring a letter by the author loosely inserted. Colour Plates, First Edition, Illustrated, Publishers' Original Binding, Signed, With Dustwrapper, With Letter. This book weighs 1.5 KG when packed. Looking at the history and development of the pendulum clock. The first edition of this work. Featuring a colourful frontispiece and numerous further plates in black and white. Signed by the author to title page. A handwritten letter from the author loosely inserted reads: Dear Mr and Mrs Knight, it gives me the very greatest pleasure to be able to send you, at last, a complimentary copy of my new book. In it, you will see many familiar clocks - your own! Unpublished the pictures of your fine Japanese "lantern" clock and the little pillar clocks. " I will find it necessary to visit Amsterdam (its Rijksmuseum) so that the illustrations for the "Dutch part of the book shall be reasonably adequate in number and variety. Needless to say, a copy of the fourth volume will be forwarded to you when completed (within two years, I hope).
I trust that you are both in good health and that the present book will provide you with.. With many regards and all good wishes, signed and dated 1977. Complete with unclipped dust wrapper.
In the original publisher's full cloth binding. Dust wrapper unclipped and very smart with minor shelf wear only. Overall Condition: Fine Near Fine. Fine - Very well preserved copy showing very little wear.
Only one or two minor faults, really a very attractive copy. Quite a wide term meaning no major faults but probably several smaller ones.
Often expected given the age of the book, but still a respectable copy. Some more serious faults as will. Be described in the condition report under'condition. Good Only - Meaning one or more faults that could really do with repair. As with good only above but with other faults.
Leaving a compromised copy even after repair. Really bad and possibly seriously incomplete.
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- Author: Ernest L Edwardes
- Publisher: John Sherratt and Son
- Binding: Cloth
- Special Attributes: Yes
- Language: English
- Fiction Subject: None
- Illustrator: Not Stated
- Original/Facsimile: Original
- Original/Reproduction: Original
- Signed: Yes
- Year Printed: 1977
- Place of Publication: Altrincham
- Weight: 1.500000
- Country/Region of Manufacture: Altrincham