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Treatise Of Clock And Watchmaking: Theoretical and Practical
Edinburgh: Cumming, Dublin, 1826. 3/4 Leather. First Edition; First Printing. 8vo; xii, 476, xix plates pages. Bound by the legendary Byzanthium Studios 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.
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