Originally published in 1875. A well illustrated and detailed study of watches and clocks beginning from the earliest times. The contents include: Modern Watches – Escapements to Watches – Balances, etc – Clock Escapements – Turret and Other Clocks. Etc. Many of the earliest books on horology, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. Home Farm Books are republishing many of these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.