Lot 352: Saunier Modern Horology (19th Cent)

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December 10, 2016
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Description: Treatise on Mordern Horology in Theory and Practice, by Claudius Saunier, translated from the French by Julien Tripplin and Edward Rigg. London: J. Tripplin, c. 1881. First published in France in 1861; this edition being the first translated into English. Contains 21 engraved plates, some in colour. Rubbing to tips and spine edges. Bound in green cloth with gilt lettering. Foxing throughout. A fascinating period treatise on the mechanical workings of clocks and watches.
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