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A Catalogue of Books, Manuscripts, Specimens of Clocks, Watches and Watchwork, Paintings, Prints, &c. in the Library and Museum of the Worshipful Company of Clockmakers: Deposited in the Free Library of the Corporation of the City of London

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Excerpt from A Catalogue of Books, Manuscripts, Specimens of Clocks, Watches and Watchwork, Paintings, Prints, &C. In the Library and Museum of the Worshipful Company of Clockmakers: Deposited in the Free Library of the Corporation of the City of London There are, probably, few subjects connected with Science upon which so little has been published in this country (except o Excerpt from A Catalogue of Books, Manuscripts, Specimens of Clocks, Watches and Watchwork, Paintings, Prints, &C. In the Library and Museum of the Worshipful Company of Clockmakers: Deposited in the Free Library of the Corporation of the City of London There are, probably, few subjects connected with Science upon which so little has been published in this country (except occasionally in periodical publications) as those re lating to the Theory and Practice of the Art of Clock and Watch Making. The paucity of works upon this subject is the more surprising, when its importance, as connected with the maritime greatness and commercial prosperity of the British Dominions, is duly considered. The safety of its Navy (the source of all its greatness), and also the security of its Commercial Marine, which is the nursery to the former, entirely depend, according to the modern practice of navigation, upon the accurate measurement of time at sea. The productions of our neighbours the French relating to the Science of Horology are much more numerous, and several of them are extremely curious and interesting. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.


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Excerpt from A Catalogue of Books, Manuscripts, Specimens of Clocks, Watches and Watchwork, Paintings, Prints, &C. In the Library and Museum of the Worshipful Company of Clockmakers: Deposited in the Free Library of the Corporation of the City of London There are, probably, few subjects connected with Science upon which so little has been published in this country (except o Excerpt from A Catalogue of Books, Manuscripts, Specimens of Clocks, Watches and Watchwork, Paintings, Prints, &C. In the Library and Museum of the Worshipful Company of Clockmakers: Deposited in the Free Library of the Corporation of the City of London There are, probably, few subjects connected with Science upon which so little has been published in this country (except occasionally in periodical publications) as those re lating to the Theory and Practice of the Art of Clock and Watch Making. The paucity of works upon this subject is the more surprising, when its importance, as connected with the maritime greatness and commercial prosperity of the British Dominions, is duly considered. The safety of its Navy (the source of all its greatness), and also the security of its Commercial Marine, which is the nursery to the former, entirely depend, according to the modern practice of navigation, upon the accurate measurement of time at sea. The productions of our neighbours the French relating to the Science of Horology are much more numerous, and several of them are extremely curious and interesting. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.

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