Amazon.de is not the actual seller; it appears that the publisher is selling as an Amazon affiliate (whatever you call it) and performing the shipping themselves. However, they ship only within Germany; going to the publishers website and running through the check-out process ends in the same...
I had high hopes for this book when I first noticed it. I am unfortunately in no position to provide a completely informed review. However, I have browsed the sample text available on Amazon (via the "Look Inside" functionality).
While this book is very nicely illustrated, I found myself...
The product page on amazon.com now has an extensive preview (the "LookInside" feature) available; see:
(the Amazon preview provides significantly more preview pages than what is available on the Antique
Collectors' Club site).
Although many have been disappointed by the repeated delays
to the point of disbelieving it will ever be republished, there are
some interesting recent signs.
On the ACC site, there is now a new cover image; the description
"First published in 1923, this long-awaited edition of...
At some point, the Antique Collector's Club de-listed
"The Marine Chronometer", but now it is back, this time
the listed publication/due date is 01/12 and priced at
$79.50. For whatever reason, I cannot view the details
for any books on their website (maybe Silverlight?).
Any rumors to...
When I first saw this thread I took a look at what I could find online
(which isn't much; I didn't post my findings then). My conclusion is
that this new edition is simply a reprinting with minor corrections.
The page count for "Watchmaking" is increasing from 460 to 462
(see below; I think...
I think this depends on your motivation for producing the translation.
If you wish to preserve an accurate reproduction purely for the history of
it (and for an academic audience), then leaving the original order may well
be appropriate. But if that were the motivation I think you wouldn't be...
Re: REVIEW: Heskin: Sleeping in Oblivion [Harrison's RAS Precision Clock]
_Another_ spendy technical horology book!
Just a few notes I gathered while looking further:
You can get more info on ordering from:
In case you are looking at other internet listing...
This book is currently in my "to read" pile. The followup by
Mr. Ward, however, doesn't seem to fit my understanding of
this book -- and a quick skim through reinforces that impression.
Could it be that Mr. Ward is referring to the similarly named
(and even more expensive) "The Pendulum...