History of the American Clock Business for the Past Sixty Years and Life of Chauncey Jerome

by Chauncey Jerome

Publisher: Read Books Ltd.

Publication Date: August 25, 2017

ISBN: 9781473339477

Binding: Kobo eBook

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This vintage book contains a detailed history of the American clock business in the early to mid nineteenth century, with information on the development of manufacturing techniques, stylistic changes, important figures and companies, influences from abroad, and much more. This volume is highly recommended for those with an interest in the history of clock and watchmaking in America, and it would make for a fascinating addition to collections of allied literature. Contents include: "My Early History", "Early History of Yankee Clock Making", "Personal History Continued", "Progress of Clock Making", "Brass Clocks-Clocks in England", "The Career of a Fast Young Man", "The Method of Manufacturing", "Men Now in the Business", "Barnum's Connection in the Clock Business", "Another Unfortunate Partnership", et cetera. 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 1860.