Dubois, Pierre Horlogery - Watch Making ‘Carriage Clock 1’
Librairie Archeologique de Victor Didron Paris 1858
recent hand coloured steel engraved print; page 26,5 x 20 cm. exc. cond.
A beautifully executed print of a carriage clock from Dubois’ ‘Collection Archeologique du Prince Pierre Soltykof. Horlogerie. Description et Iconographie des Instruments Horaires du XVI. Siecle.’ By C.Saunier and engraved by A.Racinet.
It is very rare to find depictions of clocks and watches which make this print real find! Will look great in a library, den or hallway!
Soltykoff (1804 - 1889) was a Russian nobleman and collector who settled in Paris in c1840. His collection of clocks and watches was catalogued in 1858 and was offered in auction at the Hotel Drouot in 1861.
[ref: 3707] £150