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CLOCK AND WATCH MAKERS IN WALES Revised Edition

By: IORWERTH C. PEATE

Price: £15.00

Publisher: CARDIFF, NATIONAL MUSEUM OF WALES WELSH FOLK MUSEUM: 1975

Edition: 3rd Edition

Seller ID: 123690

ISBN: 0854850333

Condition: Fine


Brown Boards with gilt titles to spine, 215 x 145 mm approx. xii + 112 pp + vii plates on glossy paper. 11 Figs as called for. First published in 1945 the copy offered is the 3rd revised edition incorporating additions to the collection at the National Museum and augmented list of makers. Written as an introduction to the study of clock and watch making in Wales it includes chapters on The development of clocks and watches and clock and watch making in Wales + A list of clock and watchmakers working in Wales in the 17th to 19th Centuries and a catalogue of the horological items in the Welsh Fo... View more info

GUIDE TO THE COLLECTION OF WELSH BYGONES A DESCRIPTIVE ACCOUNT OF OLD-FASHIONED LIFE IN WALES

By: PEATE, IORWERTH C.

Price: £65.00

Publisher: CARDIFF, THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF WALES AND BY THE PRESS BOARD OF THE UNIVERSITY OF WALES: 1929

Edition: 1st Ediiton

Seller ID: 8966

Condition: VG


SCARCE Paperback , VG , Card wraps with printed titles. xvi + 148pp + LII b/w photo. plates at end. Part I pp 1 to 79 contains a descriptive account of old fashioned life in Wales with chapters on Crafts and industries such as Spinning and Weaving, Wood- Turning, Mining and Domestic industries. The Kitchen- Fireplace, Cooking, Knives Forks Spoons, Horse-brasses, Clocks Chairs dressers etc. The Farm - Sheep Marks, Threshing and Winnowing, Appliances, Social and commercial life bank notes and tokens etc. Folklore and Customs, Transport etc etc. Part II The Catalogue pp 80-145 being the exhibits,... View more info