Clocks: A Guide for Owners

Clocks: A Guide for Owners

by Eric Smith

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Overview

In this concise and useful volume, Eric Smith addresses the major problems and concerns of clock owners, who may not have the benefit of expert knowledge. Here he explains the workings of mechanical clocks as well as the processes needed to care for, maintain, and overhaul them. Helpful advice is given on where to go for expert assessment, valuation, buying and selling, and insurance of antique or purely decorative clocks. A comprehensive glossary sets out technical terms, while an extensive section on different types of clock will aid identification, enabling the clock owner to understand and participate in the care of their clock.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780718828806
Publisher: The Lutterworth Press
Publication date: 08/01/1993
Pages: 112
Product dimensions: 5.32(w) x 8.54(h) x 0.22(d)

About the Author

ERIC SMITH is an author, prolific book blogger, and literary agent from New Jersey, currently living in Philadelphia. Smith cohosts Book Riot's newest podcast, HEY YA, with non-fiction YA author Kelly Jensen. He can regularly be found writing for Book Riot's blog, as well as Barnes & Noble's Teen Reads blog, Paste Magazine, and Publishing Crawl. Smith also has a growing Twitter platform of over 40,000 followers (@ericsmithrocks).

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