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1 Edwardes, Ernest L. THE GRANDFATHER CLOCK: An Historical & Descriptive Treatise on the English Long Case Clock With Notes on Some Scottish, Welsh & Irish Examples.
John Sherratt & Son [Altrincham]. 1980. (1971, 1974, 1980). 085427054X / 9780854270545 Hard Cover 
4th EDITION ( Scarce). xvi, 215pp. sm4to. Light brown imitation leather over boards with blindstamped front cover & giltstamped spine. Frontispiece + 8 other color plates. 159 b/w photo plates & 6 text figures. The scarce 4th edition includes a new series of illustrations (fewer in total than the 3rd). A few errors have also been corrected, otherwise this edition has only minor revisions & some rephrasing for clarity. A previous owner's name in ink on the front endpaper, a faint crease down the spine cover, tips of the lower right corners of the pages mildly creased starting from the front and continuously diminishing through to the back o/w Fine (No defects)/ DJ (Very Good, i.e. signs of careful use with no tears or other significant defects). NOTE: This book will require extra postage for Priority Mail shipping. ISBN 085427054X. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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2 Loomes, Brian. GRANDFATHER CLOCKS AND THEIR CASES.
David & Charles [Newton Abbott, Devon] & Arco Publishing, Inc. [New York]. 1985. (1985). 0668063300 / 9780668063302 First Edition Hard Cover 
1st printing. 352pp. Tall 8vo. Medium blue cloth with a gilt-lettered spine. 400+ photos & many drawings & figures. 10 chapters including (1) Cases, Movements & Dials-the Terminology; (2) The Early Eight-Day Longcase; (3) Early Country Work; (4) Mid Century & Later in the North; (5) Mid Century & Later in the South; (6) White Dials 1770-1870; (7) Scotland; (8) Ireland; (9) Special, Complicated & Unusual Clocks; and (10) Fakes. Acknowledgements, Further Reading, & Index. Fine (no defects)/ DJ (Bottom of the inside front flap neatly clipped o/w Near Fine, i.e. minimal signs of use with no significant defects). ISBN 0668063300. 
Price: 67.50 USD
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3 Petrucelli, Steven P. & Kenneth A. Sposato. AMERICAN BANJO CLOCKS.
Adams Brown Company [Cranbury, NJ]. 1995 {May}. (1995). First Edition Hard Cover 
1st edition. 204pp. Tall 8vo. Photo-illustrated green vinyl over boards with black-lettered front cover & spine. 304 b/w photo illustrations. Glossary, Reference & Index. A few minor indentions on the front cover o/w Fine (No defects). No dustjacket as issued. SEE SCAN. 
Price: 230.00 USD
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