Authored by Philip E. Morris Jr., a widely recognized
authority on wooden tall clocks, American Wooden
Movement Tall Clocks: 1712-1835 is an essential
reference book for collectors, dealers or students of
early American clocks, furniture, antiques or decorative
arts. Lavishly illustrated and meticulously researched,
this volume is the most comprehensive, accurate and up
to date compilation of early 18th and 19th
century wooden clockmakers and their clocks available.
New information obtained from the study of hundreds of
wooden clocks, account books, diaries, genealogical
records, family histories, town histories, probate
records and period newspapers is included.
512 pages with over 600 detailed photographic illustrations of clocks,
movements, dials and cases. More than 500 in full color.
Detailed biographies of over 625 clockmakers, factory
employees, cabinetmakers, dial painters, suppliers and
Guide to identifying and dating early American wooden
Guide to identifying regional differences between
Illustrated clock and case terminology.
Completely referenced and indexed.