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Titre : Black Forest Clocks
Éditeur : Schiffer Publications, Atglen, PA
Date d'édition : 1991
Reliure : Hard Cover
Etat du livre : Very Good+
Etat de la jaquette : Very Good+
Very nice, clean copy in hardcover with dust jacket. Additional shipping required for priority or international sales due to size. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. N° de réf. du libraire 040800
Synopsis : The art of tracking time has been evidenced for over 300 years in the Black Forest area of Germany. Cuckoo and singing bird clocks, early glass bell, trumpeter, Jockele, animation, and picture frame clocks all have in the Black Forest area by skilled clockmakers who have transformed the function of time into a true form of art through their clocks. Rick Ortenburger's important new study traces the development of this fascinating Black Forest clock industry between about 1700 and 1930. He provides useful information that will meet the collectors' need and increase the appreciation of the beautiful craft these clocks represent. Photographs in color and black and white of 600 different examples make the industry's evolution from early cottage farm houses to the later development of factories come to life.
Synopsis: Over 600 Black Forest clocks are illustrated in this important horological study. Many wonderful cuckoo and singing bird clocks, early glass bell, trumpeter, Jockele, animation, and picture frame clocks all have been made in this region of Germany, where a growing number of skilled clockmakers have practiced their art for 300 years. This book, with its guide to current prices, has been welcomed by collectors around the world.
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