Early Canadian Timekeepers by Varkaris, Jane ; James E. Connell

Early Canadian Timekeepers

Edition: First printing

Erin, ON / Toronto: Boston Mills Press / Stoddart, 1993. Blue boards. pp 272. Well illustrated, tables, index. Fine in fine jacket. "This remarkable work is essential reading for anyone interested in early Canadian timepieces and their makers. Two of Canada's foremost horological experts take an authoritative look at pre-1900 clocks and watches, and the artisans who made them, either commercially or as one-of-a-kind timepieces. Lavishly illustrated with black and white photography, this book surveys the making and selling of clocks and watches in Canada by over 125 persons, from the days of New France to the beginning of the 20th century. The stories of the men and woment behind these exceptional creations are documented here for the first time. Based on over twenty years of research, this is the most definitive, up-to-date book available on early Canadian timekeepers." - dust jacket. 2 kg parcel

Condition: Binding: Hardcover

Book ID: 50494
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