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[Collection of articles on clocks and watches].

Author: Thomas Reid; William Hardy, clockmaker.; Edward Massey, nautical instrument maker.
Publisher: [London], [1804-1806]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Reid; William Hardy, clockmaker.; Edward Massey, nautical instrument maker.
OCLC Number: 775592995
Language Note: All articles are in English.
Notes: Collection title devised by cataloger.
Description: 4 items in 1 bound volumes : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: [1] An account of the invention of the balance spring, and the determination of the conditions of its isochronism in wide and narrow vibrations, by Robert Hooke, in the 16th century, and of the first free escapement by du Tertre, together with various other historical details relative to time-pieces / Thomas Reid (Detached from: A journal of natural philosophy, chemistry, and the arts, v. 14 (1806)) --
[2] A method of rendering all the vibrations of the balance of a timepiece equal / William Hardy (Detached from: A journal of natural philosophy, chemistry, and the arts, v. 14 (1806)) --
[3] Description of an improved eight-day clock, to strike without a fly / Edward Massey (Detached from: The philosophical magazine, v. 18 (1804)) --
[4] Account of improvements for diminishing friction in clocks / Edward Massey (Detached from: The philosophical magazine, v. 18 (1804)).

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