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Pennsylvania clocks and clockmakers; an epic of early American science, industry, and craftsmanship.

Author: George H Eckhardt
Publisher: New York, Bonanza Books [©1955]
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Eckhardt, George H.
Pennsylvania clocks and clockmakers.
New York, Bonanza Books [©1955]
(OCoLC)568690357
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George H Eckhardt
OCLC Number: 1064884
Notes: Among the facsims. are words and music for "Grandfather's clock," and "Sequel to Grandfather's clock," by Henry C. Work (p. 152-159).
Description: xviii, 229 pages illustrations, facsimiles 26 cm
Contents: The Pennsylvania clock --
The dial of Ahaz --
The clockmaker --
The clockmakers of Pennsylvania --
The "rules and reason" of Pennsylvania clocks --
The almanac built in a clock --
Repair and restoration --
Appraising --
Pennsylvania-German folk art and the Pennsylvania clock --
Grandfather clock --
Watches, watchmakers, watchpapers of Pennsylvania --
Clocks and bells of the state house --
Christiaan Huygens : horologium --
Aspects of time --
William Molyneux : astronomical equation of time. An annotated list of the clock and watchmakers of Philadelphia and Pennsylvania, 1682-1850.

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