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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 peddlers.

  • Guide to identifying and dating early American wooden tall clocks.

  • Guide to identifying regional differences between clocks.

  • Illustrated clock and case terminology.

  • Completely referenced and indexed.

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