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Are you interested in this item?This item is up for auction at Catawiki. Please click on "respond to advert" (orange button) to get redirected to the Catawiki website. Catawiki’s goal is to make special objects universally available. Our weekly auctions feature thousands of unusual, rare, and exceptional objects you won’t find in just any store. Dr. Reinier Plomp - Spring-driven Dutch pendulum clocks 1657-1710 - Schiedam, Interbook International bv, 1979 - 1e druk - 251 pp. - Hardcover; cloth binding with gilt-printed front cover and spine - 25 × 28.5 cm - Very good copy; minor wear to the dust jacketContent: Part I - Development: 1. The beginning, 2. The period 1660-1680, 3. The French pendulum clock 1660-1685, 4. The period 1680-1710; Part II - The clocks; Part III - The dating of Hague clocks; Name index; Subject index.Author:After his study in technical physics at the Technological University Delft, R. Plomp was from 1953 to 1989 head of hearing and speech at TNO (Organisation for Applied Scientific Research) as well as from 1972 to 1994 professor of experimental audiology at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. Its horological interests were aroused by discovering the role that Christiaan Huygens played in the origin of French and English pendulum clocks. After the publication of three articles in the magazine Antiquarian Horology in 1979, he published the book “Spring-driven Dutch pendulum clocks 1657-1710”. (Source: Carefully packaged and insured. 22603131

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