A Catalogue of Books, Manuscripts, Specimens of Clocks, Watches: And Watchwork, Paintings, Prints, &c., in the Library and Museum of the Worshipful Company of Clockmakers : Deposited in the Free Library of the Corporation of the City of London

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E.J. Francis, 1875 - Clocks and watches - 103 pages

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Page 88 - The appearance of the wheels and their work was like unto the colour of a beryl: and they four had one likeness: and their appearance and their work was as it were a wheel in the middle of a wheel.
Page 16 - A Description concerning such Mechanism as will afford a nice, or true Mensuration of Time; together with some Account of the Attempts for the Discovery of the Longitude by the Moon: as also an Account of the Discovery of the Scale of Music.
Page 6 - RESEARCHES IN PRE-HISTORIC AND PROTO-HISTORIC COMPARATIVE PHILOLOGY, MYTHOLOGY, AND ARCHAEOLOGY, in connexion with the Origin of Culture in America and the Accad or Sumerian Families.
Page 17 - Tables for correcting the apparent Distance of the Moon and a Star from the effects of Refraction and Parallax,' which was published by order of the commissioners of longitude.
Page 9 - The Artificial Clock-Maker. A Treatise of Watch and Clock-work, wherein the Art of Calculating Numbers for most sorts of Movements is explained, to the Capacity of the Unlearned. Also, the History of Watch and Clockwork, both Antient and Modern.
Page i - A catalogue of books, manuscripts, specimens of clocks, watches and watchwork, paintings, prints, &c., in the Library and Museum of the Worshipful Company of Clockmakers, deposited in the Free Library of the Corporation of the City of London.
Page 27 - COMPLETE GUIDE ; comprehending the early History of the Art, its progressive Improvement, and present state, Theoretical and Practical, 2s. 2. The ENGRAVERS' COMPLETE GUIDE; comprising the Theory and Practice of Engraving, with its modern improvements, in Steel Plates, Lithography, &c.
Page 21 - A | brief narrative | of | an unsuccessful attempt | to reach | Repulse Bay, | through | Sir Thomas Rowe's "Welcome," | in | His Majesty's ship Griper, | in the year | 1824.
Page 34 - TABLES for correcting the Apparent Distance of the Moon and a STAR or the Sun from the Effects of Refraction and Parallax, in 276 Sheets in folio.
Page 63 - A perpetual almanack, shewing the day of the month on a semicircular plate, the index returning to the first day of every month on the close of each month without alteration, even in Leap Years, regulated only once in 1 30 years.

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