Publisher: Read Books Ltd
Category: Technology & Engineering
This antiquarian book contains a detailed account of the history of marine and pocket chronometer, with information on notable designers and manufactures, popularity, evolution, and much more. This fascinating and easy-to-digest treatise will appeal to those with a keen interest in the history and development of clocks and watches, and it would make for a worthy addition to collections of related literature. The chapters of this volume include: A history of clocks and watches, History of the chronometer, Pocket chronometer, Marine chronometers. Many antiquarian books such as this are increasingly rare and expensive, and it is with this in mind that we are republishing this vintage text now in an affordable, modern edition complete with a specially commissioned new introduction on the history of clocks and watches.