Revised, Re-Illustrated .This second edition contains improved black and white photographs and a revised preface which comments on the market and the changes in it since the previous edition was published in 1976 and enlarged. 332 black and white illustrations 8 colour plates and 17 line drawings.
Revised and Enlarged Edition Condition: Fine/Very Good Description: 0902028332 What the collector requires, and this standard work is perhaps the only book to provide it, is a text which takes the beginner through the development of the watch in a lucid and unpretentious. Crisp, beautiful copy. Bright white pages and page edges, no bumps to boards and no tears or chips. Nice pictorial endpapers and lavish black and white photo illustration, including newly added images since it’s first appearance in 1976, as well as a few pages in color depicting multiple examples. Text takes the beginner through the developmental stages of the watch, provides easy understanding of technical terms and answers collectors’ questions. 332 pages. Indexed
Hardcover : Internally crisp, white and fresh pages. Binding solid and firm. Dust Wrapper has a 1cm tear, but now covered in a protective cellophane sleeve and NOT noticeable only on very close inspection, nevertheless a magnificent copy