Old English Barometers in the Collection of Mr Percival D. Griffiths Horological adverts

Catalogue no: 1241
Dewey No: Subject(s): Courtenay Ilbert Archive
Author(s): Frank Gibson
Total pages: 6 Illustrations: 10 Language(s): English Publication date: Dec. 1921
Editor: C. Reginald Grundy Publisher: The Connoisseur
Dimensions: 280mm x 220mm Condition: Good
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An article in the Furniture section of the magazine A history of the evolution of English barometers from mid 17th to mid 19th centuries. Examples illustrated are by the following makers: Daniel Quare; S. Mancel, Rotterdam; Patrick Sullivan, London; George Hallifax, Doncaster; 3 advertisements with horological content included; 1. John Vincent, 86 St. Mary Street, Weymouth. Photograph of a tray of 18 English watches. Examples include a Tompion, Graham, Windmills, Quare and Emery. 2. Shapland, 207 High Holborn, London. 2 Augsburg type table clocks illustrated by Hans Gruber and John Martinn. Also, oval watch by Robert Grinkin, London, c.1630-40. 3. A. Fraser & Co., Inverness. French Boule clock with pedestal illustrated. 2 additional copies are included
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