Les Horloges Astronomiques
et Monumentales les plus Remarquables de l'Antiquité jusqu'à nos jours
4to. Illustrated with 458 illustrations in the text, mostly b/w photographs, but also some charts and drawings. Printed by Millot Frères, Besançon. The cover printed in red and black.
A survey of clocks and astrological instruments, grouped by country (most of them Europoean). With an introduction by E. Esclangon, followed by a brief historical survey. The only non-European clocks can be found here, and in the chapter on Isphahan.
Verkrijgbaar als Tweedehands
Later half leather (polished) with marbled boards by Jacques Mossly (Antwerp), the original covers bound in. In very good condition, minimal rubbing to the cover, a bookplate to the front pastedown.