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Pierre Le Roy Et La Chronometrie by  Paul (Pierre le Roy) Horology - Ditisheim - Paperback - First edition - 1940 - from Derringer Books, Member A.B.A.A. and Biblio.com

Pierre Le Roy Et La Chronometrie

by Horology - Ditisheim, Paul (Pierre le Roy)

Condition: Fine


Paris: Editions Tardy, 1940. First edition. Paperback. Fine. Quarto. 146 pp plus errata page. Preface de L'Amiral Lacaze. With 32 planches en phototypie hors-texte et 85 illustrations. Text in French. Scarce book on the 18th century clockmaker with special emphasis on his work on the chronometrie. A beautiful fine copy in bound wrappers laid into decorated cloth chemise and inserted in matching cloth slipcase. This is number 4 of 25 exemplaires on Japan francais de Barjon, numerotes de 1 a 25. Les cinq premiers comportent six planches hors-texte supplementaires. Leon Leroy's illustrated ownership plate to spine. Slipcase shows some wear at hinges.


  • Bookseller: Derringer Books, Member A.B.A.A. US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 13476
  • Title: Pierre Le Roy Et La Chronometrie
  • Author: Horology - Ditisheim, Paul (Pierre le Roy)
  • Format/binding: Paperback
  • Book condition: Used - Fine
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First edition
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Publisher: Editions Tardy
  • Place: Paris
  • Date published: 1940
  • Keywords: Biography, Horology
  • Bookseller catalogs: Modern Literature / First Editions;

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