Volume II of the two volume set on horological tools. The essential book set for all horologists and collectors. It also includes information on rose engines and attachments for the guillochuese or ornamental turner.
This comprehensive history of horological tools by Theodore Crom is a rare edition filled to the brim with obscure information on tools of the trade. It was self published by Crom in 1987. This is a brand new old stock copy of the book, never in circulation.
Buckram hard cover. casebound, archival heavy coated paper, 388 pages, approximately 760 illustrations, many in color; reprints of 32 page 1855 English hardware catalogue; 80 plate 1860 Swiss tool and material catalogue; 1867 Austrian woodworking tool catalogue in color; 48 page 1880 American tool and material catalogue; classification of 18th century thumb screws for dating tools and instruments; 30 pages of ornamental turning and damas keening equipment. Bibliography and Index.
(-12.5″x 9.5″x 1.2″)