By author Brooks Palmer, “A Treasury of American Clocks” is 371 pp in a hardbound book with dust jacket. It’s in Very Good condition, with the dust jacket showing a bit of light wear around the edges. The book itself is tan with a dark red spine, showing gilt title lettering on the spine, published by MacMillan, ISBN 002594580, ninth printing 1977.
The illustrations show two centuries of development of clocks in American, covering everything from early grandfather clock through windup alarms and electric timepieces.
Full of black and white photos, this book offers a tremendous variety of American clocks by style, region and maker. There’s 558 photos, and in the back of this book is a comprehensive 48-page list of clock makers. Size is 7-7/8 x 10-1/2 inches. If you are looking for a good clock book, this one deserves to be in your library