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ENGLISH WATCHES. Victoria and Albert Museum by  J.F Hayward - Paperback - Second Edition - 1969 - from Diversity Books and Biblio.com

ENGLISH WATCHES. Victoria and Albert Museum

by Hayward, J.F

Condition: Very Good


London: Her Majesty's Stationary Office, 1969. (iii), + 14pp., plus (63). Unpaginated b/white halftone plate illustrated section. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Illustrated card wrapper lightly edgeworn and soiled. Textblock unmarked. The watches illustrated in this handbook represent over a century (read 1969) of collecting on the part of the Victoria and Albert Museum. It contains a brief survey of the history of watch-making in England, followed by a catalogue 'raissonee' of the more important English watches in the collection. All described watches are illustrated . . . Contents include: Prelims., Foreword, English Watches, Plates. Book weight approx. 220g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.. Second Edition. Softcover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
  • Bookseller: Diversity Books AU (AU)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 012677
  • Title: ENGLISH WATCHES. Victoria and Albert Museum
  • Author: Hayward, J.F
  • Format/binding: Paperback
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Edition: Second Edition
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Publisher: Her Majesty's Stationary Office
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1969
  • Keywords: Art and Craft, Watches, Horology, History, Description, Handbooks, Museum Collections, English Watches, Hayward, J.F.
  • Bookseller catalogs: Antiques & Collectibles; Arts and Crafts;
  • Subjects: ANTIQUES & COLLECTIBLES / General; CRAFTS & HOBBIES / General;
  • Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

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