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Weight-driven chamber clocks of the Middle Ages and Renaissance

Edwardes, Ernest L.

Weight-driven chamber clocks of the Middle Ages and Renaissance

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Published by J. Sherratt in Altrincham (Eng.) .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical footnotes.

Statementwith some observations concerning certain larger clocks of mediaeval times, by Ernest L. Edwardes.
SeriesOld weight-driven chamber clocks, 1350-1850 -- v.1
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 160 p. :
Number of Pages160
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21425029M

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Sometime during the 14th century springs and gears were used to control hands of clocks, making clocks a great invention of the time. Eventually every town in Europe had a clock in the market square.