Chronometer Makers Of The World

Chronometer Makers Of The World

Ref: bk-chron-1


THE BOOK:

Most of the book is a list of Chronometer makers, each with a detailed history of the company. The first 65 pages are as follows (contents):

- History of the word Chronometer
- Identification Marks and Dating
- Origins of the Detent or Detached Escapement
- The Purpose of a Chronometer
- John Harrison - Maker Extraordinary
- The British Admiralty Plan of 1805
- Two Great Names of Nautical Science
- Mercer Chronometers - Serial Numbers and Personalities
- A Pictorial Guide to the International Chronometers

THE LEVEL:

Would suit any enthusiast, either to study or to 'dip into' at leisure, not too technical.