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7.5 x 9.5 inches. In red cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. Light brown endpapers. In very good condition with good dustwrapper (dw; small marks to spine. Creases to edges with old repairs and small tears. Old sticky tape inside front flap. Not price clipped). Else a clean and tight copy. 164pp. With b/w photographs and colour plates.. A group of 16th century table clocks all have cast representations of Orpheus which are so similar that they must have come from the same workshop. The The movements do vary. Nine have so far been identified with one known but never found. The first part of the book analyses the movements, the second looks at the cases.
Title: The Orpheus Clocks. The translation of Dr Neumann’s German text was made by Dr P.Foulkes.
Publisher: Hutchinson of London. 1972 1st.:
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 84830
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