This antiquarian work contains a fascinating look at a variety of novel clocks and timepieces, with information on their history, manufacture, makers, and much more. Each piece is discussed in great detail and is accompanied with illustrations showing just how curious and unique some of these wonderful pieces were. Comprehensive and interesting, this is a text that will be of much value to the modern clock enthusiast, and it is not to be missed by discerning collectors of such literature. The chapters of this book include: The Pulse of Time, Some Quaint Horologes, Curiosities and Novelties, and Act of Parliament and Other Wall Clocks. This antiquarian book is now being republished complete with a new introduction on the history of clocks and watches.