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The science of clocks and watches.

A. L. Rawlings

The science of clocks and watches.

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Published by Caldwell Industries in Luling, Texas .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Horology.,
  • Clocks and watches.

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination303 p.
    Number of Pages303
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22986440M

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