Handbook of the Collection Measuring Time Measurement, Part I: Historical Review
by Ward, F.A.B.
London: HMSO, 1961. Softcover. VG, clean, tight contents but general shelf soiling to covers.. Pale blue wraps with bw illuls. and black lettering. vi + 60 +  with 12 bw plates and 5 bw line drawings. Fourth edition, second impression, with amendments. Includes a list of illustrations and an introduction. Written in 12 chapters covering astronomy and time, principles of time measurement, and all sorts of time measuring devices, from the sundial to watches, mechanical clocks, quartz crystal movements, the Atomic Clock, chronographs, and more.
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