Chats on Old Clocks

Chats on Old Clocks

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"[...] These dry facts may serve to whet the curiosity of the student in regard to the measurement of time and its origin. They add a piquancy to the clock dial as we now know it. Scientific it is, as one of man's most exact recorders of natural phenomena. That an exact timekeeper should be found in the pocket of every schoolboy would seem an astounding miracle to our ancestors two hundred years ago, or even less than a hundred years ago: [...]."show more

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  • Paperback | 122 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 5.84mm | 204.12g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507585497
  • 9781507585498