Longcase Clocks

Paperback
This book provides a concise survey of the development of the longcase clock (popularly called the grandfather clock) in Britain. As well as being an accurate source of reference, the book explains how time is measured, how a pendulum regulates a clock, and what keeps it swinging. It describes the manufacture and characteristics of clock dials, hands and cases in a manner designed to help the reader to identify and date clocks