Longcase Clocks

Author: Joanna Greenlaw

This book provides a concise survey of the devleopment of the longcase clock in Britain. It explains how time is measured, how a pendulum regulates a clock and what keeps it swinging. The manufacture and characteristics of clock dials, hands and cases are described in a manner designed to help the reader identify and date clocks.

The book concludes with useful advice on the care of clocks, transporting them, and buying and selling.