Woodbridge, Suffolk [0 907 462 33 2] 1989, 1st Edition. () Near fine in near fine dust jacket. 539pp. Large quarto. In dust jacket with photographic illustrations. Slight
creasing to edges of jacket at corners and ends of spine. Light residue from small stickers on the spine and also on inner front flap of jacket. Blue cloth covered boards with gilt stamped lettering on spine and front cover. Small white mark to bottom edge of front board. Grey endpapers with decorative illustrations. Previous owners decorative book plate on back of front free endpaper, with the name blacked out. Text is rich with black and white photographs, drawings and diagrams. [Book is very heavy and may require extra postage-please inquire]. Book contains a wealth of information pertaining to English Lantern clocks. "The lantern clock was the earliest practical English domestic timekeeper and remained the prized possession of the nobility and rich merchant classes until it was superseded by the pendulum clock in the early 1660's"
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