Time Telling through the Ages
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Time Telling through the Ages
By Harry Chase Brearley
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Table of Contents
  • TIME TELLING THROUGH THE AGES
  • PREFACE
  • CONTENTS
  • ILLUSTRATIONS
  • FOREWORD
  • CHAPTER ONE The Man Animal and Nature's Timepieces
  • CHAPTER TWO The Land Between the Rivers
  • CHAPTER THREE How Man Began to Model After Nature
  • CHAPTER FOUR Telling Time by the Water-Thief
  • CHAPTER FIVE How Father Time Got His Hour-Glass
  • CHAPTER SIX The Clocks Which Named Themselves
  • CHAPTER SEVEN The Modern Clock and Its Creators
  • CHAPTER EIGHT The Watch that Was Hatched from the "Nuremburg Egg"
  • CHAPTER NINE How a Mechanical Toy Became a Scientific Timepiece
  • CHAPTER TEN The "Worshipful Company" and English Watchmaking
  • CHAPTER ELEVEN What Happened in France and Switzerland
  • CHAPTER TWELVE How An American Industry Came On Horseback
  • CHAPTER THIRTEEN America Learns to Make Watches
  • CHAPTER FOURTEEN Checkered History
  • CHAPTER FIFTEEN "The Watch That Wound Forever"
  • CHAPTER SIXTEEN "The Watch That Made the Dollar Famous"
  • CHAPTER SEVENTEEN Putting Fifty Million Watches Into Service
  • CHAPTER EIGHTEEN The End of the Journey
  • APPENDIX A How It Works
  • APPENDIX B Bibliography
  • APPENDIX C American Watch Manufacturers (CHRONOLOGY)
  • APPENDIX D Well-Known Watch Collections
  • APPENDIX E Encyclopedic Dictionary
  • Transcriber's Notes
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