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Abridgments of Specifications Relating to Watches, Clocks and Other Timekeepers. Part II - A.D. 1867-1876. [ Abridgements ]


Condition: Poor

London: The Commissioners of Patents' Sale Branch, 1883 130mm x 188mm tall (5" x 7.25" approx.). Pp viii, 94+ 32pp. Abridgements of Specifications for inventions in the horological field. Leaves browning and friable, with small loss to to lower blank free corners of preliminary leaves. Final leaf detached but present. Original black-printed, blue-paper front cover and spine chipped and rear cover lacking, Overall in poor condition, but a useful working copy of a scarce item.. First Edition Thus. Poor.

  • Bookseller: Christopher Baron GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 005783
  • Title: Abridgments of Specifications Relating to Watches, Clocks and Other Timekeepers. Part II - A.D. 1867-1876. [ Abridgements ]
  • Book condition: Used - Poor
  • Edition: First Edition Thus
  • Publisher: The Commissioners of Patents' Sale Branch
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1883
  • Keywords: Noisbn Technology Patents Invention Inventions Horology Watches Clocks Time Measdurement Mensuration Metrology Scientific Instruments Patent
  • Bookseller catalogs: Technology; Commerce and Commodities; Scientific Instruments; Horology; Weights and Measures; Antiques and Collectibles;


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