Precision Pendulum Clocks: The 300-Year Quest for Accurate Timekeeping in England

Cover Art for 9780764316364, Precision Pendulum Clocks: The 300-Year Quest for Accurate Timekeeping in England by Derek Roberts
ISBN: 9780764316364
Publisher: Schiffer Publishing Ltd
Published: 10 April, 2003
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
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The incredible story of how leading clockmakers, primarily of England, struggled to control accurate timekeeping for over 300 years. A thorough yet concise text is accompanied by nearly 1,000 photographs of clocks which demonstrate each fascinating development. Georgian, Regency, and Victorian advances are shown to have contributed to the eventual success of accurately measuring time, that is so crucial to the success of todays highly integrated society.

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