TIMEKEEPING: Discoveries and Inventions Series. by Dale, Rodney.

TIMEKEEPING: Discoveries and Inventions Series.

Edition: First US printing.

New York: Oxford University Press, (1992.). First edition - A book for older children - or even adults - which explores the changing ways of thinking about time, the emergence of the calendar and the history of timekeeping and the many different devices that have been created over the years -- among them, sun-dials, water-clocks, sandglasses, calibrated candles, water escapments, pendulum clocks as well as mechanical, electrical and quartz clocks -- even atomic clocks. Slightly oversized format, profusely illustrated with black and white photographs and drawings. A title in the Discoveries and Inventions series. Bibliography, index. 64 pages. ISBN: 0-195209680.

Condition: Fine (a new copy) in glossy illustrated boards.

Book ID: 31575
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