A rare work by one of the main benefactors to the Clockmakers' Company collection.
Gold blocked boards, 310 pages, numerous figs. E & F N Spon, London, 1st and only edition, 1873.
Difficult to find and invaluable to all those with an interest in watches, and well worth reading for the latter chapters concerning : Fallacies of the Trade; Clerkenwell; Incapacity of Workmen, etc - as Charles Allix wrote "first class entertainment"
A lovely copy, the cloth binding and spine in unusually good condition, some pages with just a light foxing.
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