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The Clockwork Universe, German Clocks and Automata, First Edition

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The Clockwork Universe, German Clocks and Automata. NY: Neale Watson Arcademic Publications, Inc., 1980. First edition hardcover with no dust jacket. 321 pp. This book is the catalogue for the exhibition "The Clockwork Universe" which was shown in Washington D.C at the Smithsonian from November 7, 1980, to February 15, 1981. The book showcases the technological achievements of the mechanical clock. The technical and artistic expression of the clock reached its peak in 1550 in the area of German-speaking central Europe. Germany was Europe's leader in the use of metals, which provided the raw material for clocks and also developed new metal working skills. NPT Books, a division of N.P. Trent Antiques, has a large collection of used and out of print books on art, architecture, decoration and antiques with a focus on 1st editions, signed and limited editions.

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    H 11.5 in. x W 8.75 in. x D 1.25 in.H 29.21 cm x W 22.23 cm x D 3.18 cm
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    Kinderhook, NY
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    NP-426
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    LU260517003353
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