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Dictionary of clocks and watches.

Eric Bruton

Dictionary of clocks and watches.

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Published by Bonanza Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Clock and watch making -- Dictionaries

  • Edition Notes

    Gift of Dr.Joan Rahn.

    GenreDictionaries.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination201 p.
    Number of Pages201
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13633161M
    OCLC/WorldCa1208189

    The alarm clock emoji was approved as part of Unicode in and added to Emoji in Most versions show a pretty old-school alarm clock, analog and everything. This was pre-phone alarm y’all. Eric Bruton — main author. The History of Clocks and Watches 67 copies, 1 review; Diamonds 25 copies, 1 review; Dictionary of Clocks and Watches 23 copies; Clocks and Watches 19 copies; Legendary Gems or Gems That Made History 13 copies; Antique clocks and clock collecting 8 copies; Hallmarks and Date Letters on Silver, Gold and Platinum (Nag. Old Clocks and Watches and their Makers by F. J. Britten; assorted publishers and reprints from - First published in , there were 14 subsequent editions through , with reprints as recent as Has betw - 50, names listed, depending on edition. Figs. 1, 4, and 16 have been reproduced, with the kind permission of Messrs. E. & F. N. Spon, from F. J. Britten's Watch and Clock Makers' Handbook, Dictionary, and Guide ; and among other works which have been consulted, and to which the reader is referred for more detailed information than can be included in the present book, are: Rees's.


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