Book #29637

Treatise Of Clock And Watchmaking: Theoretical and Practical

Thomas Reid, Honorary Member Of The Worshipful Company Of Clockmakers Edinbugh, London
Treatise Of Clock And Watchmaking: Theoretical and Practical. Thomas Reid, Honorary Member Of The Worshipful Company Of Clockmakers Edinbugh, London.
Treatise Of Clock And Watchmaking: Theoretical and Practical
Treatise Of Clock And Watchmaking: Theoretical and Practical
Treatise Of Clock And Watchmaking: Theoretical and Practical

Binding: 3/4 Leather
Book Condition: Very Good+
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Size: 8vo; xii, 476, xix plates pages
Publisher: Edinburgh: Cumming, Dublin, 1826.

Bound by the Byzantium Bindery in 3/4 red Morocco with Jemma Lewis marbled boards, title tooled in gold on the spine, hand sewn period headbands, period endsheets. A scarce and desirable first edition in Very Good+ or better condition in a Fine binding, pages and trimmed plates slightly soiled, early facsimile of plate xv present.

The masterpiece of Thomas Reid (1762 - 1823) , practicing watchmaker and one of the most celebrated Scottish clock makers. His "Treatise on Clock- and Watchmaking" was one of the most popular and best written horological works of the period.

Price: $1,190.00