The Resource A practical course in horology, Charles T. Higginbotham, (electronic resource)

A practical course in horology, Charles T. Higginbotham, (electronic resource)

Label
A practical course in horology
Title
A practical course in horology
Statement of responsibility
Charles T. Higginbotham
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Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This vintage book contains a detailed treatise on the use of jewelled bearings in watchmaking, with descriptions of manufacture, gauging, and setting. Jewelled bearings superceded brass and gold plugs which were used formally but proved to be a poor components due to friction, wear, and corrosion. The use of jewelled bearings in watches was first pioneered by Nicholas Facio in Italy, 1723. This volume is highly recommended for those with an interest in the history and development of watchmaking, and it would make for a fantastic addition to collections of allied literature. Many vintage books such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive. We are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern edition complete with a specially commissioned new introduction on the history of clocks and watches. First published in first published in 1911
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Higginbotham, Charles T
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Clocks & Watches
  • Jewelry
  • History
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
A practical course in horology, Charles T. Higginbotham, (electronic resource)
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https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11950246
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Publication
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online resource
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cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT11950246
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
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computer
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rdamedia
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Publisher number
MWT11950246
Specific material designation
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Stock number
11950246
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
A practical course in horology, Charles T. Higginbotham, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11950246
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT11950246
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11950246
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11950246
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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